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Plant Details

Platanthera grandiflora

Large Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Bog-orchid, Plume-royal

Scientific Name:

Platanthera grandiflora

Common Name:

Large Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Bog-orchid, Plume-royal

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Mountains - Mountainsountains

Habitat Description:

“Bogs, seepages, moist places at high elevations.” Weakley 2015

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Buds and Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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