Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3186

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 049-03-012:
Habenaria viridis var. bracteata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Coeloglossum bracteatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Coeloglossum viride

 

COMMON NAME:
Long-bracted Orchid, Frog Orchid, Long-bracted Frog Orchid