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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Orchidaceae


Spiranthes - [maps | photos]

  • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich
    NWI TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: nodding ladies'-tresses
             • Spiranthes gracilis (Bigelow) Beck
  • Spiranthes lucida (Eaton) Ames (TN Threatened)
    Common Name: shining ladies'-tresses
             • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich. var. ochroleuca (Rydb.) Ames
  • Spiranthes odorata (Nutt.) Lindl. (TN Endangered)
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: marsh ladies'-tresses
             • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich. var. odorata (Nutt.) Correll
  • Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
    NWI TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: little ladies'-tresses
             • Spiranthes grayi Ames
  • Spiranthes vernalis Engelm. & A. Gray
    NWI TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: spring ladies'-tresses

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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