Calflora
Taxon  Report   7740    
Spiranthes porrifolia  Lindl.
Creamy ladies tresses,  Creamy ladies' tresses, Western ladies tresses, Western ladies' tresses
Spiranthes porrifolia, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Spiranthes

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Spiranthes romanzoffiana var. porrifolia
More information about  Spiranthes porrifolia

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2021).