Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 4 [Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich.]; plants with a strong almond-odor; lvs withering before anthesis; cauline sheaths 4–8, with erect, sheathing, often overlapping blades; lateral sep more spreading, often over the top of the fl; lip more yellowish, its basal callosities short and conical, usually less than 1 mm, as wide as high; 2n=30, but sometimes asexual. Open, calcareous prairies; Great Plains from N.D. to Tex., e. to nw. Ind. and irregularly to Ky., Mich., sw. Ont., and Pa. Sept., Oct.

  • Common Names

    Great Plains ladies'-tresses