Plant Genera


Family Code: ORCHID
Genus Code: SPIRA2
Genus CN: lady's tresses
Genus Authority: Rich.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 30-40 species, mainly north temperate, but with species scattered in other areas. The Spiranthes flora of our region is still rather poorly understood, and the treatment here will undoubtedly change further.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Flowering plants are necessary for identification of the species.
Genus References: Sheviak & Brown in FNA (2002a); Luer (1975); Sheviak (1991); Pridgeon et al. (1999c). Key adapted largely from Sheviak & Brown in FNA (2002a); Correll (1950)=X. [also see Sacoila]
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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