Platanthera elongata (Rydb.) R.M.Bateman 2003 Photo courtesy of Bill Temple

Part shade ColdSummer

Common Name The Elongate Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California and Idaho as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the summer on an erect, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Gymnadenia longispica Durand 1855; Habenaria elegans var. elata Jeps. 1921; Habenaria longispica (Durand) Parish 1917; Habenaria michaelii Greene 1885; Habenaria unalascensis subsp. elata (Jeps.) Calder 1965; Habenaria unalascensis var. elata (Jeps.) Correll 1943; Piperia elegans var. elata (Jeps.) Luer 1975; Piperia elongata Rydb 1901; Piperia elongata subsp. michaelii (Greene) Ackerman 1977 publ. 1978; Piperia longispica (Durand) Rydb. 1901; Piperia michaelii (Greene) Rydb. 1901; Platanthera michaelii (Greene) R.M.Bateman 2003; Platanthera unalascensis subsp. elata (Jeps.) R.L.Taylor & MacBryde 1978

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;