Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Platanthera herbiola (R. Brown) Lindley. Subgenus: Tulotis. Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Bogs, seepages. Dist: NS, QC, and MN south to NC, GA, TN, and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Habenaria flava var. herbiola – C, F, G, RAB, WV, Correll (1950); = Perularia flava – S, misapplied; = Platanthera flava var. herbiola – FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Efimov (2016), Luer (1975)

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