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Plant Details

Platanthera integra

Golden Fringeless Orchid, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Arrow

Scientific Name:

Platanthera integra

Common Name:

Golden Fringeless Orchid, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Arrow

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

“Savannas in the Coastal Plain, bogs in the Mountains and Piedmont…Essentially endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain…” 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 (*)

Global Rank:

G3 - 21-100 Extant Populations - Rare or uncommon in the world (*)

State Status:

T - Threatened (*)

Blooms

image

© David R. McAdoo

Another Bloom spike

image

David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Southeasternflora
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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