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Palegreen Orchid (Platanthera flava)

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Platanthera Flava, or more commonly know as Palegreen 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 Flava or Palegreen Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: AR (T) CT (SC) FL (T) IA (E) ME (SC) NY (EV) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: AR (southern rein-orchid) CT (pale green orchid) FL (gypsy-spikes) IA (pale green orchid) ME (pale green orchis) NY (tubercled orchid) VT (tubercled orchis)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 3(FACW) 6(FACW)




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