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Shining Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes lucida)

Shining Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes Lucida) http://www.sagebud.com/shining-ladys-tresses-spiranthes-lucida/
Credit: Electron08 | Own work | License: PD US Government
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Spiranthes Lucida, or more commonly know as Shining 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 Lucida or Shining Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IA (E) IL (E) IN (R) KY (T) MD (E) ME (T) NH (T) NY (EV) RI (H) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (yellow-lipped ladies-tresses) IL (yellow-lipped ladies' tresses) IN (shining ladies'-tresses) KY (shining ladies'-tresses) MD (wide-leaved ladys' tresses) ME (shining ladies'-tresses) NH (shining lady's-tresses) NY (wide-leaved lady's-tresses) RI (shining ladies'-tresses) TN (shining ladies'-tresses)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(NI) 3(FACW+) 5(FACW)




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