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Platanthera ×andrewsii

Platanthera ×andrewsii (M. White) Luer

Fringed Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid family)

Synonym(s): Habenaria lacera var. terrae-novae, Habenaria ×andrewsii, Platanthera lacera var. terrae-novae


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

Natural hybrid of Platanthera lacera and P. psycodes.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CT , MA , ME , MI , NC , NH , NY , OH , PA , VA , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC
Native Habitat: Terrestrial, growing in a variety of moist habitats, from riparian meadows and seeping slopes to swamp forests.

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 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 35 - Go Orchids (2019) North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC)

Research Literature

Reslit 2850 - Monograph of the Genus Isodendrion (Violaceae) Hawaiian Plant Studies 21 (1952) Harold St. John

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Platanthera ×andrewsii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Platanthera ×andrewsii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Platanthera ×andrewsii


Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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