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Spiranthes lacera (Northern slender ladies'-tresses)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Spiranthes lacera

Spiranthes lacera (Raf.) Raf.

Northern Slender Ladies'-tresses, Slender Ladies'-tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SPLA4

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

Spiranthes lacera has prominent floral spirals, ovate leaves, and a green spot on the lip.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FAC 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 Spiranthes lacera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spiranthes lacera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spiranthes lacera

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-10-26
Research By: TWC Staff

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