Platanthera elongata
dense orchid, dense-flower rein orchid
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Montana.

Habitat: Dry, open forest from low to middle elevations.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Platanthera elongata (Rydb.) R.M. Bateman
Publication: Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 142(1): 21. 2003.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Habenaria unalascensis (Spreng.) S. Watson ssp. elata (Jeps.) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Habenaria unalascensis (Spreng.) S. Watson var. elata (Jeps.) Correll
Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb. var. elata (Jeps.) Luer
Piperia elongata Rydb. [FNA26]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Platanthera elongata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Platanthera elongata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Platanthera elongata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Platanthera elongata photos.

USDA Plants: Platanthera elongata information.

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