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Giantspiral Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes longilabris)

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Spiranthes Longilabris, or more commonly know as Giantspiral Lady's Tresses, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Spiranthes. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Spiranthes Longilabris or Giantspiral Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (T) NC (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (long-lip ladies' tresses) NC (giant spiral orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL*) 2(FACW) 6(FACW) C(NI*)




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