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Southern Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes torta)

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Spiranthes Torta, or more commonly know as Southern 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 Torta or Southern Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (southern ladies'-tresses)




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