Yellow Fringed Orchid (Platanthera ciliaris)

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

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Platanthera
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (T) FL (T) IL (E) IN (E) MD (T) MI (T) NY (E) OH (T) PA (T) RI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (yellow-fringed orchid) FL (yellow-fringed orchid) IL (yellow fringed orchid) IN (yellow-fringe orchis) MD (yellow fringed orchid) MI (orange or yellow fringed orchid) NY (orange fringed orchis) OH (yellow fringed orchid) PA (yellow fringed-orchid) RI (yellow fringed orchid)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW) 3(FACW) 6(FACW)

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