Platanthera flava

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusPlatanthera
SpeciesPlatanthera flava (L.) Lindl.
Common Namepalegreen orchid
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.5
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4? (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Habenaria flava Habenaria flava (L.) R. Br.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Ballard (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Franklin (KY), Harlan (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Nelson (KY), Ohio (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Cannon (TN), Coffee (TN), Fayette (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Humphreys (TN), McNairy (TN), Obion (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 1996

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100175361 Powell Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112851 Bledsoe Tennessee 13 Aug 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5367
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112802 Ohio Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112844 Whitley Kentucky Max E. Medley
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100461134 Christian Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Platanthera flava
BEREA005176 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
BEREA005172 Estill Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
MDKY00006624 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073352 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073617 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Habenaria flava
TENN-V-0073357 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073381 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
APSC0099407 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099359 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099365 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0035186 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099698 Hamilton Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0044709 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080167 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080158 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080151 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0074721 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
MTSU002649 Cannon Tennessee 21 Jul 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2289
MTSU
Platanthera flava
31234100175304 Franklin Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175262 Casey Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112760 Caldwell Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175387 Whitley Kentucky Rob Jacobs
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175346 Madison Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Platanthera flava
BEREA005175 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073358 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
31234100175338 Lincoln Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112794 Laurel Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175296 Estill Kentucky J. Stuart Lassetter
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175379 Rowan Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175643 Madison Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Platanthera flava
BEREA005177 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
BEREA005179 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
MDKY00006622 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Platanthera flava
MDKY00006621 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073618 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Habenaria flava
TENN-V-0073368 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073383 White Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
APSC0080164 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0079602 Breathitt Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099389 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099392 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099371 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0044715 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080163 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0058139 Elliott Kentucky 09 Jun 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0095438 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0058138 Rockcastle Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
HTTU032971 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Platanthera flava
BRIT56750 Coffee Tennessee 22 Aug 1979 Milo Guthrie
s.n.
VDB
Habenaria flava
31234100175312 Harlan Kentucky Bryce D. Fields
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112752 Adair Kentucky Bruce Hoagland
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175353 Nelson Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100175288 Clinton Kentucky Mark A. Gorton
EKY
Platanthera flava
31234100112778 Clinton Kentucky Mark A. Gorton
EKY
Platanthera flava
BEREA005178 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
BEREA005173 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
MDKY00006620 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Platanthera flava
TENN-V-0073377 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera flava
UCHT008614 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Platanthera flava
APSC0099394 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0051861 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0102581 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0109238 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080165 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0109237 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
BRIT56751 Humphreys Tennessee 18 Aug 1996 R. Kral
86549
VDB
Habenaria flava
BRIT56752 McNairy Tennessee 20 Jul 1978 Paul Somers
1277
VDB
Platanthera flava
APSC0080157 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080159 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0070427 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0099374 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0070962 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
APSC0080168 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera flava
UOS07532 Coffee Tennessee 10-Jul-96 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Platanthera flava
BRIT56772 Caldwell Kentucky Raymond Athey
VDB
Habenaria flava
UCHT008613 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Platanthera flava
BEREA005174 Knox Kentucky
BEREA
Platanthera flava
BEREA005180 Cannon Tennessee
BEREA
Platanthera flava
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Platanthera flava - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera flava - Tara Littlefield