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Platanthera hyperborea (Northern green orchid)
Weyand, Phyllis

Platanthera hyperborea

Platanthera hyperborea (L.) Lindl.

Northern green orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Limnorchis hyperborea, Platanthera hyperborea var. hyperborea, Platanthera hyperborea var. minor

USDA Symbol: PLHY2

USDA Native Status: AK (N), GL (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , MA , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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