Tag Archives: Orchid

Small Green Woodland Orchid – Platanthera clavellata – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Small Green Woodland Orchid, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/15/2016.) Scientific name is Platanthera clavellata.  Photo below was taken in Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, VA on Aug 2, 2016. Go to the Small Green Woodland Orchid detail page for more information.

Small Green Wood Orchid, Club-Spur Orchid, Green Rein Orchid, Wood Orchid, Small Woodland Orchid - Platanthera clavellata

Small Green Wood Orchid – Platanthera clavellata

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#NPOD: Slender Ladies’ Tresses #Nativeplants

Slender Ladies’ Tresses – Native Plant of the Day 09/05/2016

Photo from Sep 2, 2014. Location: Blue Ridge Parkway, Carroll County, VA.
More photos / info at the Spiranthes lacera detail page.

Ladies’ Tresses, Northern Slender Lady's Tresses, Southern Slender Ladies’ Tresses - Spiranthes lacera

Slender Ladies’ Tresses – Spiranthes lacera

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Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Grass Pink, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/30/2016.) Scientific name is Calopogon tuberosus.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Common Grass Pink detail page for more information.

Common Grass Pink, Bearded Pink, Swamp Pink, Tuberous Grass Pink, Meadow Gift - Calopogon tuberosus

Common Grass Pink – Calopogon tuberosus

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Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Rose Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/25/2016.) Scientific name is Pogonia ophioglossoides.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Rose Pogonia detail page for more information.

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid, Rose Crested Orchid, Beard Flower, Sweet Crest Orchid - Pogonia ophioglossoides

Rose Pogonia – Pogonia ophioglossoides

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Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Upland Spreading Pogonia, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (06/24/2016.) Scientific name is Cleistesiopsis bifaria.  Photo below was taken in Coffee County, TN on June 8, 2016. Go to the Upland Spreading Pogonia detail page for more information.

Upland Spreading Pogonia, Appalachian Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Spreading Pogonia, Small Rosebud Orchid, Funnel Crest - Cleistesiopsis bifaria

Upland Spreading Pogonia – Cleistesiopsis bifaria

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#NPOD: Small Purple Fringed Orchid #Nativeplants

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Native Plant of the Day 06/24/2016

Photo from 6/28/2014. Location: Clingman’s Dome, GSMNP, Swain County, NC. More photos / info at the Platanthera psycodes detail page.

Small Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid, Lesser Purple Fringed Bog-orchid - Platanthera psycodes

Small Purple Fringed Orchid – Platanthera psycodes

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