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Spiranthes ×kapnosperia M.C. Pace. Smoky Ladies'-tresses. Hab: Bogs, seeps, meadows. Dist: Sw. NC and nw. SC.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Considered to be a hybrid of S. cernua and S. ochroleuca (Pace & Cameron 2017).

Synonymy: = K4, Hough & Young (2021), Pace & Cameron (2017); = Spiranthes cernua × ochroleuca; < Ibidium cernuum (L.) House – S, S13; < Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich. – FNA26, K1, K3, W; < Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich. var. cernua – RAB, Luer (1975)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

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