Spiked Crested Coralroot (Hexalectris spicata)

Spiked Crested Coralroot (Hexalectris Spicata)
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Hexalectris Spicata, or more commonly know as Spiked Crested Coralroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Hexalectris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Hexalectris Spicata or Spiked Crested Coralroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Hexalectris
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (SR) FL (E) IL (E) IN (R) MD (E X) NM (E) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: AZ (crested coral root) FL (crested coral-root) IL (crested coral-root orchid) IN (crested coralroot) MD (crested coralroot) NM (crested coralroot) OH (crested coral-root)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(FACU) 3(UPL) 5(FACU-) 6(UPL*) 7(UPL*)

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