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Greater Purple Fringed Orchid (Platanthera grandiflora)

Greater Purple Fringed Orchid (Platanthera Grandiflora)
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Platanthera Grandiflora, or more commonly know as Greater Purple Fringed Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Platanthera. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Platanthera Grandiflora or Greater Purple Fringed Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (T) NY (EV) OH (PRX) TN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (large purple fringed orchid) NY (large purple fringed orchid) OH (large purple fringed orchid) TN (large purple fringed orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 3(NI)

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