New York Metropolitan Flora

Spiranthes odorata (Nutt.) Lindl. - Ladies'-tresses

Native?

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 03/30/2010

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Common Names

Ladies'-tresses

General Discussion

Spiranthes odorata was formerly included within S. cernua and the northern range limit of S. odorata is uncertain. There is one specimen collected in 1905 from Nassau Co., NY, which may represent S. odorata; confirmation is pending.