Wild Florida Photo - Spiranthes sylvatica

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Spiranthes sylvatica

WOODLAND LADIESTRESSES

Synonym: Spiranthes praecox

Florida native

 

A frequent terrestrial orchid of dry open hammocks in north Florida west to the Apalachicola River and south into the central peninsula.
Spiranthes sylvatica is now considered the same species as Spiranthes praecox. Some botanists suggest that S. sylvatica it is an ecotype or be treated as a subspecies.

 
Spiranthes sylvatica is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.

Other species of the Spiranthes genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Spiranthes odorata - FRAGRANT LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes praecox - GREENVEIN LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes eatonii - EATON'S LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes brevilabris - TEXAS LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes laciniata - LACELIP LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes vernalis - SPRING LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes cernua - NODDING LADIESTRESSES