Platanthera chorisiana

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Choris' Bog-orchid: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Platanthera chorisiana
Choris' Bog-orchid (Platanthera chorisiana): Infrequently found small orchid of bogs. The two oval basal leaves and spurred flowers distinguish it from other bog orchids.

Collections spanning much of the region, but not upper Lynn Canal, nor Prince of Wales and associated outer islands.

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Other References

  • Muller: gen; muskegs
  • Hall 2010: "Dry ridges and bogs from southeastern Alaska to Aleutians, uncommon."

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