Spiranthes ovalis var. ovalis

Synonyms: Gyrostachys parviflora (Chapman) Small Spiranthes cernua var. parviflora Spiranthes parviflora (Chapman) Ames
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 538.

Plants allogamous. Flowers: sepals 4–6.1 mm; rostellum well developed; viscidium linear-lanceolate.

Phenology: Flowering Oct–Dec.
Habitat: Moist, rich woodlands, thickets, wooded hillsides
Elevation: 0–300 m


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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., Tex.


Hybrids with Spiranthes odorata are known as S. ×itchetuckneensis P. M. Brown.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Charles J. Sheviak +  and Paul Martin Brown +
Lindley +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +  and Tex. +
0–300 m +
Moist, rich woodlands, thickets, wooded hillsides +
Flowering Oct–Dec. +
Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl., +
Gyrostachys parviflora +, Spiranthes cernua var. parviflora +  and Spiranthes parviflora +
Spiranthes ovalis var. ovalis +
Spiranthes ovalis +
variety +