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Plant Details

Listera cordata var. cordata

Heartleaf Twayblade, Lesser Twayblade

Scientific Name:

Listera cordata var. cordata

Common Name:

Heartleaf Twayblade, Lesser Twayblade

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

purple to yellowish green

Size in Feet:

.8

Light:

shade

Soil Moisture:

sub hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Northern hardwood and spruce-fir forests (Weakley 2015).

Notes:

"Var. cordata is widespread in ne. United States and Canada; south in North America to NC (at least formerly, not seen in this century)" (Weakley 2015).

Blooming Plants

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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