Ute Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes diluvialis)


Spiranthes Diluvialis, or more commonly know as Ute 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 Diluvialis or Ute Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Threatened
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Ute lady's tresses
  • State T/E Status: NE (T) NV (FP) WA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NE (Ute lady's tresses) NV (Ute lady's tresses) WA (Ute ladies' tresses)

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