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Platanthera aquilonis
northern green orchid Orchid Family
Platanthera aquilonis Orchidaceae
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common name
  northern green orchid
accepted scientific name
  Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak
rules for finding collection records
  Platanthera aquilonis (781)
  Habenaria hyperborea (660)
  Limnorchis hyperborea (19)
  Platanthera hyperborea (766)
family name
  Orchidaceae
Image Author: ©Al Schneider
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (54%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
The name Platanthera hyperborea is an Icelandic tetraploid species long confused with Platanthera aquilonis according to www.eFloras.org. P. hyperborea has been included in this page since this page does not cover Iceland.
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