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Platanthera macrophylla

Platanthera macrophylla (Goldie) P.M. Brown

Greater Roundleaved Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Habenaria macrophylla, Habenaria orbiculata var. macrophylla, Platanthera orbiculata var. macrophylla

USDA Symbol: PLMA9

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CT , MA , MD , ME , MI , NH , NY , PA , RI , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NS , ON

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


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

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