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Threebirds (Triphora trianthophora)

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Triphora Trianthophora, or more commonly know as Threebirds, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Triphora. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Triphora Trianthophora or Threebirds'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, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Triphora
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) FL (T) MA (E) MD (E X) ME (T) MI (T) NH (T) NJ (E) NY (E) OH (T) PA (E) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (nodding pogonia) FL (three-birds orchid) MA (nodding pogonia) MD (nodding pogonia) ME (nodding pogonia) MI (three-birds orchid) NH (three-birds orchid) NJ (three birds orchid) NY (nodding pogonia) OH (three-birds-orchid) PA (nodding pogonia) VT (three-bird orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(FACW-) 3(FACU-) 5(NI) 6(FACU) C(OBL)




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