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Showy Orchid (Galearis spectabilis)

  • Showy Orchid (Galearis Spectabilis) https://www.sagebud.com/showy-orchid-galearis-spectabilis
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Showy Orchid (Galearis Spectabilis) https://www.sagebud.com/showy-orchid-galearis-spectabilis
    Credit: halpaugh@verizon.net | english WP | License: PD
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Galearis Spectabilis, or more commonly know as Showy Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Galearis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Galearis Spectabilis or Showy Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Galearis
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (E) MI (T) NH (T) NY (EV) RI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (showy orchis) MI (showy orchis) NH (showy orchis) NY (showy orchis) RI (showy orchis)


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