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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Family Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Orchidaceae

SPECIES

Aplectrum - [maps | photos]

  • Aplectrum hyemale (Muhl. ex Willd.) Nutt
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: Adam and Eve

Calopogon - [maps | photos]

  • Calopogon tuberosus (L.) B.S.P.
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: tuberous grasspink
    Synonyms:
             • Calopogon pulchellus R. Br. ex Ait. f.

Cleistes - [maps | photos]

  • Cleistes bifaria (Fernald) Catling & Gregg
    Common Name: small spreading pogonia, rosebud orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Cleistes divaricata (L.) Ames var. bifaria Fern.
             • Cleistes divaricata (L.) Ames var. bifaria Fern.

Coeloglossum - [maps | photos]

             • Habenaria viridis (L.) R. Br. ex Ait. f. var. bracteata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Reichenb. ex Gray

Corallorhiza - [maps | photos]

  • Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf. (TN Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Upland
    Common Name: summer coralroot

Cypripedium - [maps | photos]

  • Cypripedium acaule Aiton (TN Special Concern -Commercially Exploited)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: coltsfoot
  • Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: lesser yellow lady's slipper
    Synonyms:
             • Cypripedium calceolus L. var. parviflorum (Salisb.) Fern.
  • Cypripedium pubescens Willd.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: greater yellow lady's slipper
    Synonyms:
             • Cypripedium calceolus L. var. pubescens (Willd.) Correll
  • Cypripedium reginae Walt. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: showy lady's slipper

Epipactis - [maps | photos]

Galearis - [maps | photos]

             • Orchis spectabilis L.

Goodyera - [maps | photos]

  • Goodyera pubescens (Willd.) R. Br. ex Aiton
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Upland
    Common Name: downy rattlesnake plantain
  • Goodyera repens (L.) R. Br. ex Aiton (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Upland
    Common Name: lesser rattlesnake plantain

Hexalectris - [maps | photos]

  • Hexalectris spicata (Walt.) Barnhart
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: spiked crested coralroot

Isotria - [maps | photos]

  • Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf. (TN Endangered)  (Fed Listed Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: green fiveleaf orchid

Liparis - [maps | photos]

  • Liparis liliifolia (L.) L.C. Rich. ex Ker-Gawl.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: lilyleaved twayblade, brown widelip orchid
  • Liparis loeselii (L.) L.C. Rich. (TN Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: yellow widelip orchid

Listera - [maps | photos]

  • Listera australis Lindl. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: southern twayblade
  • Listera smallii Wieg.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: kidneyleaf twayblade

Malaxis - [maps | photos]

  • Malaxis unifolia Michx.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative +
    Common Name: green adder's-mouth orchid

Platanthera - [maps | photos]

  • Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: yellow fringed orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria ciliaris (L.) R. Br. ex Ait. f.
  • Platanthera clavellata (Michx.) Luer
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: small green wood orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria clavellata (Michx.) Spreng.
  • Platanthera cristata (Michx.) Lindl. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: crested yellow orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria cristata (Michx.) R. Br. ex Ait. f.
             • Habenaria flava (L.) R. Br.
             • Habenaria flava (L.) R. Br. var. herbiola (R. Br.
  • Platanthera grandiflora (Bigelow) Lindl. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: greater purple fringed orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria grandiflora (Bigelow) Torr.
  • Platanthera integra (Nutt.) A. Gray ex Beck (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: yellow fringeless orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria integra (Nutt.) Spreng.
  • Platanthera integrilabia (Correll) Luer (TN Endangered)  (Fed Candidate Species)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: monkeyface
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria blephariglottis (Willd.) Hook. var. inte
  • Platanthera lacera (Michx.) G. Don
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: green fringed orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria lacera (Michx.) R. Br.
  • Platanthera nivea (Nutt.) Luer (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: snowy orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria nivea (Nutt.) Spreng.
  • Platanthera orbiculata (Pursh) Lindl. (TN Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: lesser roundleaved orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria orbiculata (Pursh) Torr.
  • Platanthera peramoena (A. Gray) A. Gray
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: purple fringeless orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria peramoena Gray
  • Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl. (TN Special Concern)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: lesser purple fringed orchid
    Synonyms:
             • Habenaria psycodes (L.) Spreng.

Pogonia - [maps | photos]

  • Pogonia ophioglossoides (L.) Ker-Gawl. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: rose pogonia, snakemouth orchid

Ponthieva - [maps | photos]

  • Ponthieva racemosa (Walt.) C. Mohr (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland +
    Common Name: hairy shadow witch

Spiranthes - [maps | photos]

  • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: nodding ladies'-tresses
             • Spiranthes gracilis (Bigelow) Beck
  • Spiranthes lucida (Eaton) Ames (TN Threatened)
    NWI R2 TN: No Wetland Indicator
    Common Name: shining ladies'-tresses
  • Spiranthes ochroleuca (Rydb.) Rydb. (TN Endangered)
    Common Name: yellow nodding ladies'-tresses
    Synonyms:
             • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich. var. ochroleuca (Rydb.) Ames
  • Spiranthes odorata (Nutt.) Lindl. (TN Endangered)
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: marsh ladies'-tresses
    Synonyms:
             • Spiranthes cernua (L.) L.C. Rich. var. odorata (Nutt.) Correll
  • Spiranthes ovalis Lindl.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative
    Common Name: October ladies'-tresses
  • Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
    NWI R2 TN: Obligate Upland
    Common Name: little ladies'-tresses
    Synonyms:
             • Spiranthes grayi Ames
  • Spiranthes vernalis Engelm. & A. Gray
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: spring ladies'-tresses

Tipularia - [maps | photos]

  • Tipularia discolor (Pursh) Nutt.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: cranefly orchid

Triphora - [maps | photos]

  • Triphora trianthophora (Sw.) Rydb.
    NWI R2 TN: Facultative Wetland -
    Common Name: three birds orchid, nodding caps

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