Roundleaf Orchid (Amerorchis rotundifolia)

Roundleaf Orchid (Amerorchis Rotundifolia)
Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA

Amerorchis Rotundifolia, or more commonly know as Roundleaf Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Amerorchis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Amerorchis Rotundifolia or Roundleaf Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Amerorchis
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (T) MI (E) WI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (small round-leaved orchis) MI (round-leaved orchis) WI (round-leaved orchis)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 9(OBL) A(FACW)

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