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Piperia elegans ssp. elegans (Elegant piperia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Piperia elegans ssp. elegans

Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb. ssp. elegans

Elegant Piperia

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Habenaria elegans, Habenaria elegans var. maritima, Habenaria greenei, Habenaria maritima, Habenaria unalascensis var. maritima, Piperia maritima, Piperia multiflora, Platanthera unalascensis ssp. maritima, Platanthera unalascensis var. maritima


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CA , ID , MT , OR , WA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Piperia elegans ssp. elegans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Piperia elegans ssp. elegans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Piperia elegans ssp. elegans


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

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