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Spiranthes ×intermedia

Spiranthes ×intermedia Ames

Ladies'-tresses, Lady's Tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid family)

Synonym(s): Ibidium ×intermedium

USDA Symbol: SPIN6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Spiranthes lacera and S. vernalis.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Terrestrial, growing in dry to moist meadows, woodlands and disturbed areas.

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


Record Modified: 2019-12-03
Research By: CBR

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