Platanthera colemanii (Rand.Morgan & Glic.) R.M.Bateman 2003 Photo courtesy of Bill Temple

Part shade ColdSummer

Common Name Coleman's Platanthera

Flower Size .16 to .2" [4 to 5 mm]

Found in north and east central California in open evergreen woods with very sandy soils or on roadbeds at elevations of 1200 to 2300 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Piperia colemanii Rand.Morgan & Glic. 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 9 2007 as Piperia colmanii photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 3 2017 photo fide