Small Prescott Orchid (Prescotia oligantha)


Prescotia Oligantha, or more commonly know as Small Prescott Orchid, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Prescotia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Prescotia Oligantha or Small Prescott Orchid's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Prescotia
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (small-flowered orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(UPL) C(FAC+)

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