Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may enjoy reading Orchids of the Francis Marion National Forest by Jim Fowler.
Learn more about Shadow Witch from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Shadow Witch, Ponthieu's Orchid, Shadow-witch Orchid
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_p_racemosasharpen
Flowers borne on long stalks in a well-spaced raceme along the upper stem, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_ponthieva_racemosa_4
Flowers white with green stripes, positioned horizonatally - "pointing up", per Wild Orchids of South Carolina: A Popular Natural History.