Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may enjoy reading Orchids of the Francis Marion National Forest by Jim Fowler.
Learn more about Nodding Ladies'-tresses from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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Keith Bradley kab_s_cernua_2873
October Chesterfield County SC
Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
Flowers arranged in more than one rank, each rank spiraling upward, per Native Orchids of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_spiranthes_cernua
Flowers' base arched prominently downward, giving flwrs a nodding posture, per Native Orchids of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
Ron Lance rwl_spiranthes_cernua
October Jackson County NC
Big Ridge Preserve
Plants may be up to a foot high, per Native Orchids of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.