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Purple-Petal Bog Orchid (Platanthera purpurascens)


Platanthera Purpurascens, or more commonly know as Purple-Petal Bog 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 Purpurascens or Purple-Petal Bog Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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