OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Platanthera integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Platanthera integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Platanthera integra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-03-008:
Habenaria integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gymnadeniopsis integra

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Orchid, Golden Fringeless Orchid


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image of Platanthera integra, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Orchid, Golden Fringeless Orchid

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gyin2_001_lvd

        

image of Platanthera integra, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Orchid, Golden Fringeless Orchid

Jim Fowler    jafgymintegra_1050814

August    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Lip petal with tiny rounded teeth (not fringed), per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Platanthera integra, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Orchid, Golden Fringeless Orchid

Jim Fowler    jafgymintegra_2050814

August    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Inflorescence a small, dense, cylindric or conical raceme, 1.5" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Platanthera integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Platanthera integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Platanthera integra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-03-008:
Habenaria integra   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gymnadeniopsis integra

 

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2138

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare in Coastal Plain (historically in NC Mountains & NC Piedmont, but not recently seen)

Habitat: Wet pine savannas in the Coastal Plain, bogs in the Mountains and Piedmont, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, with floral bracts upward

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lemon-orange/Dull orange
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
3 petals, the two lateral similar and a third (the lip) enlarged
stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

Raceme

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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