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This species is accepted, and its native range is Alaska to Canada and Mexico (N. Baja California).

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Newfoundland, Ontario, Oregon, Québec, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Platanthera unalascensis (Spreng.) Kurtz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 23, 2010 Geyer, C.A. [534], Washington K000079296 holotype
Feb 23, 2010 Geyer, C.A. [534], USA K000079297 holotype
Feb 23, 2010 Zeller, S.M. [1119], Washington K000079299 Unknown type material
Feb 23, 2010 Chamisso, L.K.A.von [s.n.], Alaska K000079295 Unknown type material
Hartweg, K.T. [1976], California K000079307
Fischer [s.n.], Alaska Piperia unalascensis K000079294
JDH [265], Sikkim Piperia unalascensis K000079045

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 408 (1894)

Accepted by

  • 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 unalascensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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