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Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis (Northern slender lady's tresses)
McAdoo, David R.

Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis

Spiranthes lacera (Raf.) Raf. var. gracilis (Bigelow) Luer

Northern slender lady's tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Ibidium beckii, Ibidium gracile, Spiranthes beckii, Spiranthes gracilis


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


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Bloom may extend to November.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WV
Canada: ON

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:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis


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

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