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Slender Bog Orchid (Platanthera stricta)

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Platanthera Stricta, or more commonly know as Slender 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 Stricta or Slender Bog Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (SR)
  • State T/E Common Name: AZ (slender bog orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 4(FACW) 7(FACW) 8(FACW) 9(FACW+) 0(FACW) A(FACW)




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