Wild Florida Photo - Spiranthes cernua

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Spiranthes cernua


Florida native


A widespread terrestrial orchid of eastern North America, they are rare in Florida, appearing only in Liberty County in open, wet sites. The range extends west into Texas, Oklahoma and Nebraska and north into Minnesota, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Spiranthes cernua blooms typically appear from August through October in most of the range, and into the winter in Florida. The narrow leaves may or may not be present when flowering.

Spiranthes cernua is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.

Other species of the Spiranthes genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Spiranthes odorata - FRAGRANT LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes praecox - GREENVEIN LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes sylvatica - WOODLAND LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes eatonii - EATON'S LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes brevilabris - TEXAS LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes laciniata - LACELIP LADIESTRESSES
  View  Spiranthes vernalis - SPRING LADIESTRESSES

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.

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