Scentbottle (Platanthera dilatata)

Scentbottle (Platanthera Dilatata)
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Platanthera Dilatata, or more commonly know as Scentbottle, 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 Dilatata or Scentbottle's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, 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) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) IN (E) MA (T) NY (EV) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (tall white bog orchid) IN (leafy white orchis) MA (leafy white orchis) NY (bog-candle) PA (leafy white orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 3(FACW+) 4(FACW) 7(FACW) 8(FACW) 9(FACW+) 0(FACW) A(FACW)

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