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Plant Details

Platanthera x channellii {P. ciliaris x P. cristata} [= Habenaria x channellii]

Fringed Orchid Hybrid

Scientific Name:

Platanthera x channellii {P. ciliaris x P. cristata} [= Habenaria x channellii]

Common Name:

Fringed Orchid Hybrid

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Orange

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

Savannas, moist roadbanks & roadsides, meadows, pastures, bogs (Weakley 2015).

Notes:

RE Platanthera hybrids, Weakley (2015) notes: "Hybrids are frequent and are not keyed; they are generally intermediate in characters and are generally found in mixed populations of the two parents."

Blooms

image

David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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