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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Canada to California.

Native to:

British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Platanthera elegans Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Douglas, D. [s.n.], Oregon K000796970
Hartweg, K.T. [s.n.], California K000062148
Tolmie, W.F. [s.n.], Oregon K000079300 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1976 Douglas, D. [s.n.] Piperia elegans K000079287 holotype
krauslin [s.n.], USA Piperia elegans K000079286

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 285 (1835)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Piperia elegans.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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