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Vick, Albert F. W.
Platanthera clavellata (Michx.) Luer
Small green wood orchid, Small woodland orchid
Synonym(s): Gymnadeniopsis clavellata, Habenaria clavellata, Habenaria clavellata var. ophioglossoides, Habenaria clavellata var. wrightii
USDA Symbol: PLCL
Platanthera clavellata is a white Platanthera species found throughout eastern North America, with a short blunt lip petal and a solitary clasping leaf on the flower stalk.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
, WV Canada: NB
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2012-09-30
Research By: TWC Staff