Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf.
Small whorled pogonia, Green fiveleaf orchid
Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)
USDA Symbol: ISME2
A North American orchid of the northeastern United States, with isolated populations farther west, including in southern Ontario, Canada, where it is found only in Carlton Swamp. Canada lists it as an endangered species threatened with extirpation by all-terrain vehicles.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
DistributionUSA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT
Native Habitat: Woodland
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Isotria medeoloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Isotria medeoloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Isotria medeoloides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-11-11
Research By: TWC Staff