Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Platanthera conspicua (Nash) P.M. Brown. Subgenus: Blephariglottis. Section: Blephariglottis. Large White Fringed Orchid. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Pine savannas, seepages, longleaf pine sandhill-pocosin ecotones. Dist: NC south to c. peninsular FL, west to e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K3, K4; = Blephariglottis conspicua – S; = Habenaria blephariglottis var. conspicua – C, F; = Platanthera blephariglottis var. conspicua – ETx1, FNA26, K1, WH3, Brown (2002), Luer (1975); < Habenaria blephariglottis – GW1, Tx; < Habenaria blephariglottis var. blephariglottis – RAB, Correll (1950); < Platanthera blephariglottis – Efimov (2016)

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
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