Spiranthes vernalis Englem. & A. Gray
Pine savannas (WLPS) and adjacent roadsides.
Infrequent. Mar–Jul . Thornhill 1556 (NCSC). [= RAB, FNA, Weakley]
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: AL, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV.
Spike conspicuously spiraled in a single rank. Leaves narrow (linear lanceolate). Hairs of pubescence pointed. Lip with a yellowish center.
Catalog Number: US 27783
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): J. Reverchon
Locality: Dallas, Texas, United States, North America
- Type collection: Small, J. K. 1898. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 25: 610.
Depth range (m): 0 - 0
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Flower-Visiting Insects of Spring Ladies' Tresses in Illinois
(all insects suck nectar; the honeybee is effective at pollination, while the butterfly and skipper are non-pollinating; except for the wasp, observations are from Catling in Georgia, USA; the wasp observation in Rhode Island by another observer is cited by Catling however, this may involve a misidentification, as this wasp is not known to survive the winters of temperate areas, except in greenhouses and other indoor locations)
Apidae (Apinae): Apis mellifera sn
Eurytomidae: Eurytoma orchidearum sn np
Nymphalidae: Vanessa virginiensis sn np
Hesperiidae: Erynnis zarucco sn np
Moist open areas, meadows, swales, bogs.
Life History and Behavior
Persistence: PERENNIAL, DECIDUOUS
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Spiranthes vernalis
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Spiranthes vernalis
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
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