Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2725

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, with floral bracts upward that extend well past the flowers

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellowish-green/ Greenish
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:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Platanthera flava var. herbiola   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Platanthera flava var. herbiola   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 049-03-010b:
Habenaria flava var. herbiola   FAMILY Orchidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike