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Platanthera integra (Yellow fringeless orchid)
Cressler, Alan

Platanthera integra

Platanthera integra (Nutt.) A. Gray ex Beck

Yellow Fringeless Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Gymnadeniopsis integra, Habenaria integra

USDA Symbol: PLIN5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Platanthera integra, found in southern New Jersey and eastern North Carolina south to Florida and Texas and north to Tennessee, has orange-yellow flowers with a fringeless lip.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
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 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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