Taxon  Report   6632 
Platanthera stricta  Lindley
Slender bog orchid
Platanthera stricta
© 2013 Chris Wagner
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Platanthera stricta
© 2008 Matt Below
Platanthera stricta
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills
Platanthera stricta, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and 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
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Platanthera
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Habenaria hyperborea var. viridiflora
PLANTS: Platanthera hyperborea var. viridiflora
PLANTS: Platanthera dilatata var. gracilis
PLANTS: Platanthera convallariifolia
PLANTS: Limnorchis viridiflora
PLANTS: Limnorchis stricta
PLANTS: Limnorchis saccata
PLANTS: Habenaria stricta
PLANTS: Platanthera saccata
TJM2 + PLANTS: Habenaria saccata
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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: Jan 20, 2018).

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