Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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ORCHIDACEAE

Aplectrum hyemale (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Torrey. Puttyroot, Adam-and-Eve. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Rich, mesic forests. Dist: QC and MN, south to SC, GA, AL, AR, and OK.

ID notes: Aplectrum leaf blades are narrowly elliptic, 10-20 cm long, the blade > 2x as long as wide, tapering to both ends, and notably plicate along the very prominent, white, cartilaginous veins (vs. Tipularia, with leaf blades ovate, < 10 cm long, < 2x as long as wide, truncate to cordate at the base, acute-apiculate at the apex, and not notably plicate along the veins).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA26, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Correll (1950), Luer (1975)

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