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Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua (White fringed orchid)
Cressler, Alan

Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua

Platanthera blephariglottis (Willd.) Lindl. var. conspicua (Nash) Luer

White Fringed Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Blephariglotis conspicua, Habenaria blephariglottis var. conspicua, Platanthera conspicua


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep


USA: AL , CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , RI , TX , VA

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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua


Record Modified: 2014-09-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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