Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Spiranthes from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -
White (with yellow or orange-yellow lip & greenish "V")
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
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