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Platanthera stricta (Slender bog orchid)
Cressler, Alan

Platanthera stricta

Platanthera stricta Lindl.

Slender Bog Orchid

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Habenaria hyperborea var. viridiflora, Habenaria saccata, Habenaria stricta, Limnorchis saccata, Limnorchis stricta, Limnorchis viridiflora, Platanthera convallariifolia, Platanthera dilatata var. gracilis, Platanthera hyperborea var. viridiflora, Platanthera saccata

USDA Symbol: PLST4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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