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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liparis loeselii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-15-002:
Liparis loeselii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Liparis loeselii

 

COMMON NAME:
Fen Orchid, Bog Twayblade, Loesel's Twayblade, Yellow Wide-lip Orchid


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image of Liparis loeselii, Fen Orchid, Bog Twayblade, Loesel's Twayblade, Yellow Wide-lip Orchid

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lilo_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Liparis loeselii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liparis loeselii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-15-002:
Liparis loeselii   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Liparis loeselii

 

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3185

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: seepages at moderate to high elevations in the mountains, mucky bay swamps (dominated by Tamala palustris and Magnolia virginiana) at about sea level on the Outer Banks, wet meadows, and other moist, seepy habitats, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks or in other alkaline or circumneutral settings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (2)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green or whitish
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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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