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Dactylorhiza viridis
frog-orchis, Frog-orchis, long-bracted orchid
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Known only from Okanogan County in Washington; Alaska south to Washington, east across the southern half of Canada to the Atlantic Coast; south in the Rocky Mountains to New Mexico; east from the upper Midwest to the northeastern U.S., south in the Appalachian Mts.

Habitat: Moist to wet meadows at moderate elevations.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Dactylorhiza viridis (L.) R. M. Bateman, Pridgeon & M. W. Chase
Publication: Pridgeon & M. W. Chase

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Coeloglossum viride (L.) Hartm. [FNA26]
Coeloglossum viride (L.) Hartm. var. virescens (Muhl.) Luer
Habenaria viridis (L.) R. Br. [HC]
Habenaria viridis (L.) R. Br. var. bracteata (Muhl. ex Willd.) A. Gray [HC]
Habenaria viridis (L.) R. Br. var. interjecta Fernald
Satyrium viride L.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dactylorhiza viridis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Dactylorhiza viridis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Dactylorhiza viridis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Dactylorhiza viridis photos.

USDA Plants: Dactylorhiza viridis information.

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