OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cleistesiopsis oricamporum   FAMILY Orchidaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cleistes bifaria   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Cleistes bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Cleistesiopsis bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Pogonia bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-08-001?:
Cleistes divaricata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Cleistes divaricata var. bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cleistes divaricata

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Dragonhead Pogonia, Coastal Plain Small Spreading Pogonia


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cleistesiopsis oricamporum   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cleistes bifaria   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Cleistes bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Cleistesiopsis bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Pogonia bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-08-001?:
Cleistes divaricata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Cleistes divaricata var. bifaria

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cleistes divaricata

 

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3886

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhill seepage bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Corolla mostly white (pinkish) /Sepals brownish-maroon
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
Corolla tubular, 3 petals, the two lateral similar & a third (the lip) enlarged
Stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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