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Spiranthes ovalis (October ladies'-tresses)
Smith, R.W.

Spiranthes ovalis

Spiranthes ovalis Lindl.

October Ladies'-tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SPOV

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Inflorescence: Spike

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC 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.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: SET

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