OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Platanthera herbiola   FAMILY Orchidaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Perularia flava

 

COMMON NAME:
Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Platanthera herbiola   FAMILY Orchidaceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Perularia flava

 

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2725

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: bogs, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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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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