Platanthera psycodes

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusPlatanthera
Species:Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl.
Common NameLesser Purple Fringed Bog Orchid
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Pollinium; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: raceme; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 13+; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 3; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 2; Tepal Fusion: No; Tepal Number: 6
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Blephariglottis psycodes Blephariglottis psycodes
Habenaria psycodes Habenaria psycodes (L.) Spreng.
Habenaria psycodes f. albiflora Habenaria psycodes f. albiflora Ralph Hoffm.
Habenaria psycodes var. psycodes Habenaria psycodes var. psycodes
Platanthera fissa Platanthera fissa (Muhl. ex Willd.) Lindl.
Platanthera psychodes Platanthera psychodes (L.) Lindl.

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: Breathitt (KY), Harlan (KY), Menifee (KY), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2010 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100720679 Menifee Kentucky Joyce Norton
EKY
Platanthera psycodes
ETSU010251 Unicoi Tennessee 26 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Habenaria psycodes
ETSU010252 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Habenaria psycodes
TENN-V-0073477 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Habenaria psycodes
TENN-V-0073475 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Habenaria psycodes
APSC0109278 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera psychodes
ETSU033589 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Platanthera psycodes
ETSU033587 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Platanthera psycodes
ETSU010250 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Habenaria psycodes
TENN-V-0073473 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Platanthera psycodes
TENN-V-0073476 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Habenaria psycodes
APSC0109931 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Platanthera psycodes
HTTU027716 Kentucky
HTTU
Habenaria psycodes
HTTU010900 Breathitt Kentucky
HTTU
Habenaria psycodes
ETSU033592 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Platanthera psycodes
ETSU033588 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Platanthera psycodes
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Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield
Platanthera psycodes - Tara Littlefield