Taxon  Report   9593    
Platanthera dilatata  (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck  var. leucostachys  (Lindl.) Luer
Sierra bog orchid
Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Habenaria dilatata var. leucostachys
JEF + PLANTS: Platanthera leucostachys
PLANTS: Habenaria leucostachys
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More information about  Platanthera dilatata var. leucostachys
Nursery 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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 29, 2020).