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Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata (October ladies'-tresses)
Cressler, Alan

Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata

Spiranthes ovalis Lindl. var. erostellata Catling

October Ladies'-tresses, October Lady's Tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


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

Additional resources

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


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

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