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Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis (Southern slender ladies'-tresses)
Cressler, Alan

Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis

Spiranthes lacera (Raf.) Raf. var. gracilis (Bigelow) Luer

Southern Slender Ladies'-tresses, Slender Ladies'-tresses, Slender Lady's Tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Ibidium beckii, Ibidium gracile, Spiranthes beckii, Spiranthes gracilis


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


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Bloom may extend to November.


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

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis


Record Modified: 2019-12-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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