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Isotria medeoloides (Small whorled pogonia)
McAdoo, David R.

Isotria medeoloides

Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf.

Small whorled pogonia, Green fiveleaf orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ISME2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Woodland

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Isotria medeoloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Isotria medeoloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Isotria medeoloides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-11-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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