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Isotria verticillata (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Rafinesque. Large Whorled Pogonia, Large Five-leaves. Phen: Mar-Jul; Apr-Oct. Hab: Acidic, mesic to dry forests, less typically seeps and bogs. Dist: ME and MI south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = AqW, Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, S13, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Correll (1950), Luer (1975); = Pogonia verticillata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nutt. – WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily: 2

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Isotria verticillata, near Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina 5 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Sonnia Hill | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
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