Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Purple Fringeless Orchid, Purple Spire Orchid, Pride-of-the-peak
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Jim Fowler jafpperamoena_1
Blue Ridge Parkway
Raceme densely or loosely flowered, cylindrical, bracteate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_p_peramoena_2
Lip petal split into 3 widely spreading lobes, margin serrated not fringed, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.