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This species is accepted, and its native range is Komandor Islands to U.S.A.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., British Columbia, California, Colorado, Greenland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kamchatka, Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Saskatchewan, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex L.C.Beck appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Langsdorff [s.n.], Alaska Piperia dilatata K000079288
Douglas [s.n.], USA Piperia dilatata K000079289
Sommer [s.n.], Northern America Piperia dilatata K000079292
Torny [s.n.], USA Piperia dilatata K000079290
Sartwell, H.P. [s.n.], USA Piperia dilatata K000079291

First published in Bot. North. Middle States: 347 (1833)

Accepted by

  • Efimov, P.G. (2016). A revision of Platanthera (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae; Orchidaceae) in Asia Phytotaxa 254: 1-233.
  • Bateman, R.M., James, K.E., Luo, Y.B., Lauri, R.K., Fulcher, T., Cribb, P.J., & Chase, M.W. (2009). Molecular phylogenetics and morphological reappraisal of the Platanthera clade (Orchidaceae: Orchidinae) prompts expansion of the generic limits of Galearis and Platanthera Annals of Botany 104: 431-445.

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 dilatata.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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