Platanthera unalaschcensis (Spreng.) Kurtz
FamilyOrchidaceae — APG family: Orchidaceae
SynonymsHabenaria schischmareffiana Cham., Piperia unalaschcensis (Spreng.) Rydb., Habenaria unalaschcensis (Spreng.) S. Wats., Spiranthes unalaschcensis Spreng., Platanthera schischmareffiana (Cham.) Hook.
DescriptionStems scapose, with few, narrow bracts, from 2 ovoid tuberoids; leaves 2-3, ob- lanceolate, obtuse or somewhat acute, soon withering; spike remotely flowered; flowers green, with disagreeable odor; petals and upper sepals forming hood; lip oblong; spur slender, about as long as lip.
EcologyMeadows, woods. Circumpolar map indicates range of P. unalaschcensis in a broad sense.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.