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Platanthera nivea

Platanthera nivea (Nutt.) Luer

Snowy Orchid, Frog Spear, Bog Torch, White Frog Arrow, White Rein Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

USDA Symbol: PLNI



Platanthera nivea (Snowy orchid) #37136

Image Information

Photographer: Fannon, Carolyn
City: Warren
County: Tyler
State: TX
Location Notes: Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve.
Accession date: 2014-01-31
Filename: CF_IMG0753.JPG
Slide Index: 060309-180.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: A single plant just beginning to bloom and seen from a distance in its native habitat. The immature flowers and buds are pure white and sport long spurs that curve upward at their tips. Leaves are shorter near the top of the stem; shorter bracts support and protect the flowers.
Date Taken: 2009-06-03
NPIN Image Id: 37136

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2013-12-05

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