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Thurber's Bog Orchid (Platanthera limosa)

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Platanthera Limosa, or more commonly know as Thurber's 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 Limosa or Thurber's Bog Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona and New Mexico.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (SR)
  • State T/E Common Name: AZ (Thurber's bog orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(OBL)




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