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Spiranthes cernua

Common Name(s):
Nodding ladies tresses
Category:
Wildflowers
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Three to four slender leaves; up to 12 in. long at base; often wither before flowering
Flower:
Small, white, slightly downward-curved, double lipped flowers in double spiral on 8 to 18 in. stem; often fragrant
Site:
Swamps, meadows, wet roadsides, bogs
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2745

Spiranthes cernua Spiranthes cernua