Taxon  Report   7741    
Spiranthes romanzoffiana  Cham.
Hooded ladies tresses,  Hooded ladies' tresses, Ladies' tresses, Lady's tresses
Spiranthes romanzoffiana
© 2018 Bill Haley
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Spiranthes romanzoffiana
© 2018 Cynthia Powell
Spiranthes romanzoffiana
© 2003 Steve Matson
Spiranthes romanzoffiana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Spiranthes romanzoffiana
© 1999 John Game
Genus: Spiranthes
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ibidium strictum
PLANTS: Spiranthes stricta
More information about  Spiranthes romanzoffiana
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).