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McAdoo, David R.
Platanthera cristata (Michx.) Lindl.
Crested yellow orchid, Orange fringed orchid
USDA Symbol: PLCR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Platanthera cristata has a flower 3/8 of an inch (9 mm) wide and a spur 1/2-inch (1.3 cm) long, shorter than the fringed lip.
Platanthera cristata frequently hybridizes with P. ciliaris where they occur together.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May bloom June to September.
AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2012-09-30
Research By: TWC Staff