Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Platanthera lacera (Michaux) G. Don. Subgenus: Fimbriella. Green Fringed Orchid, Ragged Fringed Orchid, Ragged Orchid. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Swamps, bogs, seepages. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MB, south to SC, GA, s. AL, w. LA, and ne. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, W; = Blephariglottis lacera – S; = Fimbriella lacera var. lacera – Butzin (1981); = Habenaria lacera – C, G, GW1, RAB, Tx, WV, Correll (1950); > Habenaria lacera var. lacera – F; > Platanthera lacera var. lacera – Mo1, Luer (1975)

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