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Platanthera ×shriveri

Platanthera ×shriveri P.M. Br. (pro. sp.)

Shriver's Purple Fringed Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid family)

Synonym(s): Platanthera ×keenanii

USDA Symbol: PLSH4

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

Natural hybrid of Platanthera grandiflora and P. lacera.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CT , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NY , PA , RI , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE
Native Habitat: Terrestrial, growing in a variety of moist habitats, from riparian meadows and seeping slopes to swamp forests.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 35 - Go Orchids (2019) North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC)

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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