Spiranthes romanzoffiana

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Scientific Name Spiranthes romanzoffinia USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Lady's Tresses, Hooded Lady's Tresses ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Orchidaceae (Orchid) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane to subalpine. Wet, boggy areas.
Plant: Erect perennial 4 to 12 inches high.
Leaves: Bright green, linear to lanceolate basal and stem leaves.
Inflorescence: Small, white funnel-shaped orchid flowers with hood and small lip, arranged in a dense spike that spirals in longitudinal rows.
References: Descr. adapted from "A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains" by Carl Schreier.
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