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Small Whorled Pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)

  • Small Whorled Pogonia (Isotria Medeoloides) https://www.sagebud.com/small-whorled-pogonia-isotria-medeoloides
    Credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA
  • Small Whorled Pogonia (Isotria Medeoloides) https://www.sagebud.com/small-whorled-pogonia-isotria-medeoloides
    Credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US Army USACE
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Isotria Medeoloides, or more commonly know as Small Whorled Pogonia, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Isotria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Isotria Medeoloides or Small Whorled Pogonia's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Isotria
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Threatened
  • Federal T/E Common Name: small whorled pogonia
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) GA (T) IL (E) MA (E) MD (E X) ME (E) MI (E) MO (E) NC (E) NH (E) NJ (E) NY (E) OH (E) PA (E) RI (E) TN (E) VA (E) VT (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (small whorled pogonia) GA (small whorled pogonia) IL (small whorled pogonia) MA (small whorled pogonia) MD (small whorled pogonia) ME (small whorled pogonia) MI (smaller whorled pogonia) MO (small whorled pogonia) NC (small whorled pogonia) NH (small whorled pogonia) NJ (small whorled pogonia) NY (small whorled pogonia) OH (small whorled pogonia) PA (small-whorled pogonia) RI (small whorled pogonia) TN (small whorled pogonia) VA (small whorled pogonia) VT (small whorled pogonia)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FACU)





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