Taxon  Report   9593 
Platanthera dilatata  (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck  var. leucostachys  (Lindl.) Luer
Sierra bog orchid
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
© 2018 David popp
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Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
© 2010 James M. Andre
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Platanthera
Parent Record Platanthera dilatata
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Habenaria dilatata var. leucostachys
PLANTS: Habenaria leucostachys
PLANTS: Limnorchis graminifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Platanthera leucostachys
More information about  Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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