Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Platanthera blephariglottis (Willdenow) Lindley. Subgenus: Blephariglottis. Section: Blephariglottis. Small White Fringed Orchid. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Seepages, sandhill-pocosin ecotones. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MI and IL, south to GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = K3, K4, Mi, Va; = Blephariglottis blephariglottis – S, possibly misapplied; = Platanthera blephariglottis var. blephariglottis – FNA26, K1, NE, NY, Pa, Luer (1975); < Habenaria blephariglottis – GW1; < Habenaria blephariglottis var. blephariglottis – F, RAB, Correll (1950), possibly misapplied; < Platanthera blephariglottis – Il, W, Efimov (2016)

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image of plant© Will Stuart
image of plant© Will Stuart