OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Coeloglossum viride

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-03-012:
Habenaria viridis var. bracteata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Coeloglossum bracteatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Longbract Frog Orchid, Long-bracted Orchid


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image of Dactylorhiza viridis, Longbract Frog Orchid, Long-bracted Orchid

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cobr3_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dactylorhiza viridis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Coeloglossum viride

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 049-03-012:
Habenaria viridis var. bracteata   FAMILY Orchidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Coeloglossum bracteatum

 

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3186

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Greenish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
3 petals, the two lateral similar and a third (the lip) enlarged
Stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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