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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to N. & E. U.S.A.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

Platanthera orbiculata (Pursh) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2011 Menzies, A. [s.n.] K000062147
Jan 1, 1981 Pursh [s.n.] K000796969
76414.000

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 286 (1835)

Accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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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