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Platanthera flava (Palegreen orchid)
Cressler, Alan

Platanthera flava

Platanthera flava (L.) Lindl.

Palegreen Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PLFL

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW 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 flava in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Platanthera flava in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Platanthera flava

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-08-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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