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Spiranthes tuberosa (Little ladies'-tresses)
Cressler, Alan

Spiranthes tuberosa

Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.

Little Ladies'-tresses

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Spiranthes grayi, Spiranthes tuberosa var. grayi

USDA Symbol: SPTU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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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 , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-11-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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