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Amerorchis rotundifolia (Roundleaf orchid)
McAdoo, David R.

Amerorchis rotundifolia

Amerorchis rotundifolia (Banks ex Pursh) Hultén

Roundleaf Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Orchis rotundifolia, Orchis rotundifolia var. lineata


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oval
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AK , ID , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NY , VT , WI , WY
Canada: NB

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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