Huron Green Orchid (Platanthera huronensis)

Huron Green Orchid (Platanthera Huronensis)
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Platanthera Huronensis, or more commonly know as Huron Green 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 Huronensis or Huron Green Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin 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: NY (EV)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (tall northern green orchid)

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