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Platanthera aquilonis (Northern green orchid)
McAdoo, David R.

Platanthera aquilonis

Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak

Northern Green Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Habenaria hyperborea, Platanthera hyperborea

USDA Symbol: PLAQ2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

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


Canada: BC , ON

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL FACW
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.

Additional resources

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


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

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