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Dactylorhiza viridis (Longbract frog orchid)
McAdoo, David R.

Dactylorhiza viridis

Dactylorhiza viridis (L.) R.M. Bateman, A.M. Pridgeon & M.W. Chase

Longbract Frog Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Coeloglossum bracteatum, Coeloglossum viride, Coeloglossum viride ssp. bracteatum, Coeloglossum viride var. islandicum, Coeloglossum viride var. virescens, Coeloglossum viride var. viride, Habenaria bracteata, Habenaria viridis, Habenaria viridis var. bracteata, Habenaria viridis var. interjecta

USDA Symbol: DAVI6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , AZ , CO , CT , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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