Platanthera peramoena

Platanthera peramoena

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
SubTribe: Orchidinae
Genus: Platanthera
Species: P. peramoena
Binomial name
Platanthera peramoena
A.Gray 1848

Platanthera peramoena is a terrestrial orchid in the genus Platanthera


Plant is found growing in wet woodlands, damp meadows, and near running water in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Missisippi and Arkansas states of the United States of America.


Plants bloom from late spring to summer with several flowers.


Plant grows in cool conditions with moderate lighting.


Common name:The Huron Platanthera


  1. Blephariglottis peramoena (A.Gray) Rydb. in N.L.Britton 1901
  2. Fimbriella peramoena (A.Gray) Butzin 1981
  3. *Habenaria peramoena (A.Gray) A.Gray 1867
  4. Habenaria psycodes f. leucophaeopsis B.Boivin 1967
  5. Habenaria psycodes f. nivalis F.Seym. 1969
  6. Habenaria psycodes var. fernaldii J.Rousseau & Rouleau 1957
  7. Ophrys fimbriata Walter 1788; Orchis peramoena (A.Gray) Alph.Wood 1870
  8. Platanthera bigelovii Alph.Wood 1861
  9. Platanthera peramoena f. doddsiae P.M.Br.2002
  10. Platanthera psycodes f. fernaldii (J.Rousseau & Rouleau) P.M.Br. 2006

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