Yellow Nodding Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes ochroleuca)

Yellow Nodding Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes Ochroleuca)
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Spiranthes Ochroleuca, or more commonly know as Yellow Nodding 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 Ochroleuca or Yellow Nodding Lady's Tresses's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Spiranthes
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (T) KY (SC) MD (E) NY (EV) TN (E PX)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (yellow nodding ladies'-tresses) KY (yellow nodding ladies'-tresses) MD (yellow nodding ladys' tresses) NY (creamy lady's-tresses) TN (yellow nodding ladies'-tresses)

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