Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Ladies'-tresses from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Southern Slender Ladies'-tresses
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JK Marlow jkm140817_821
August Spartanburg County SC
Flower stem about 12-18" tall, with no leaves present at flowering, per Wild Orchids of South Carolina: A Popular Natural History.
Rusty Wilson fkw_ladiestresses_3
September Greenwood County SC
Ninety Six National Historic Site
Distinguished by the green spot on the lip, which has a white edge, per Wild Orchids of South Carolina: A Popular Natural History.