Spring Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes vernalis)

Spring Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes Vernalis)
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Spiranthes Vernalis, or more commonly know as Spring Lady's Tresses, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Spiranthes. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Spiranthes Vernalis or Spring Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: IA (T) IL (E) IN (R) MA (T) NH (E) NY (E) PA (E) RI (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (spring ladies-tresses) IL (ladies' tresses) IN (grassleaf ladies'-tresses) MA (grass-leaved ladies'-tresses) NH (spring lady's-tresses) NY (spring ladies'-tresses) PA (spring ladies'-tresses) RI (spring ladies'-tresses)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FACW-) 3(FAC) 4(FACW-) 5(FACW-) 6(FACW-) 7(NI)

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