Platanthera transversa (Suksd.) R.M.Bateman 2003 Photo courtesy of Bill Temple

Part shade ColdLATER Spring Summer

Common Name The Crossed Piperia [refers to the long horizontal spur] - The Flat Spur Piperia

Flower Size

Found in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California in dry open mixed, coniferous woods at elevations of sea level to 2100 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the later spring through summer on an erect, to 90 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Piperia transversa Suksd. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #3 2017 photo fide;