Taxon  Report   6630    
Platanthera leucostachys  Lindl.  
(no longer an active name)
Sierra bog orchid,  White bog orchid, White flowered bog orchid, White rein orchid
Platanthera leucostachys, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Platanthera
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Habenaria dilatata
NOTE: Platanthera leucostachys is no longer an active name.
More information about  Platanthera leucostachys
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2019).