Calflora
Taxon  Report   6632    
Platanthera stricta  Lindl.
Slender bog orchid
Platanthera stricta
© 2013 Chris Wagner
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Platanthera stricta
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills
Platanthera stricta
© 2010 Keir Morse
Platanthera stricta, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Platanthera stricta
© 2008 Matt Below
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Platanthera
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Habenaria hyperborea var. viridiflora
PLANTS: Platanthera hyperborea var. viridiflora
PLANTS: Platanthera dilatata var. gracilis
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More information about  Platanthera stricta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLST4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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