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Corallorhiza maculata (Rafinesque) Rafinesque var. maculata . Eastern Spotted Coralroot, Summer Coralroot. Phen: Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Moist forests, northern hardwood forests. Dist: Var. maculata is irregularly distributed in much of North America, primarily northern, from NL (Newfoundland) QC, and MN south to PA, OH, and IN, and south in the Appalachians to ne. GA, in the west from BC south to s. CA, s. AZ, and s. NM.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Var. mexicana (Lindley) Freudenstein is restricted to Mexico.

Synonymy: = FNA26, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Va, Freudenstein (1997); < Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf. – C, F, G, K1, Pa, RAB, S13, Tat, Tn, Tx, W, WV, Correll (1950), Luer (1975); < Corallorrhiza maculata – S, orthographic variant

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: UPL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily: 1

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