Neottia auriculata (Wiegand) Szlach. 1995

Plant and Flowers in situ Ontario Photos by Carl Luer and the Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

EARLY

Common Name The Auriculate Neottia - The Auricled Twayblade

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine in adler thickets, gravel bars, and rocky river shores as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2, opposite, midway on the stem, green, ovate-oblong leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect, terminal, racemose, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bifolium auriculatum (Wiegand) Nieuwl. 1913; *Listera auriculata Wiegand 1899; Listera auriculata f. trifolia (Lepage) Lepage 1969; Listera borealis f. trifolia Lepage 1955; Ophrys auriculata (Wiegand) House 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of The Canadian Maritimes and the Northern Great Lakes Region PM Brown 2006 drawing/photos fide

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