Platanthera yadonii (Rand.Morgan & Ackerman) R.M.Bateman 2003 Photo by John Game and the Cal Photos Website


Common Name Yadon's Platanthera - Yadon's Rein Orchid, The Monterey Piperia

Flower Size

Found in western California in the Monterrey area in pine forests, on road banks and on forest edges at elevations around 100 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring through mid summer on an erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, to 100 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Piperia yadonii Rand.Morgan & Ackerman 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Wild Orchids of North America North of Mexcio PM Brown 2003 as Piperia yadinii; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #3 2017 photo fide;