Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Platanthera ciliaris (Linnaeus) Lindley. Subgenus: Blephariglottis. Section: Blephariglottis. Yellow Fringed Orchid. Phen: Jun-Aug. Jun-Sep. Hab: Pine savannas, moist roadbanks, meadows, pastures, bogs. Dist: NH, MI, IL, MO, and OK south to c. peninsular FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WH3, Brown (2002), Efimov (2016), Luer (1975); = Blephariglottis ciliaris – S; = Habenaria ciliaris – C, F, G, GW1, RAB, Tx, WV, Correll (1950)

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