Taxon  Report   6632 
Platanthera stricta  Lindley
Slender bog orchid
Platanthera stricta
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Platanthera stricta
© 2013 Chris Wagner
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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Platanthera stricta
© 2008 Matt Below
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Platanthera
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
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
More information about  Platanthera stricta
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 30, 2016).

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