Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3185

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

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

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)
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