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Platanthera flava (Linnaeus) Lindley var. herbiola (R. Brown) Luer. Subgenus: Tulotis. Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Bogs, seepages. Dist: NS, QC, and MN south to NC, GA, TN, and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: See Homoya (1993) for additional discussion of what has usually been treated as two varieties of P. flava; he suggested that specific status may be warranted.

Synonymy: = FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Efimov (2016), Luer (1975); = Habenaria flava (L.) R.Br. var. herbiola (R.Br.) Ames & Correll – C, F, G, RAB, WV, Correll (1950); = Perularia flava (L.) Farw. – S, misapplied; = Platanthera herbiola (R.Br.) Lindl.; = Tulotis herbiola (R.Br.) Raf.

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