Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2729

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in grassy barrens and glades over limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/Off-white
Bisexual
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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Spiranthes magnicamporum   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spiranthes magnicamporum   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Spiranthes cernua

 

COMMON NAME:
Great Plains Ladies'-tresses