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crested yellow orchid
Platanthera cristata
crested yellow orchid Orchid Family
Platanthera cristata Orchidaceae
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common name
  crested yellow orchid
accepted scientific name
  Platanthera cristata (Michx.) Lindl.
rules for finding collection records
  Habenaria cristata (84)
  Platanthera cristata (456)
family name
  Orchidaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Eleanor Dietrich
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.33 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru end of October

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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