Platanthera andrewsii (M.White) Luer 1975

Photo by nftoddybear

Color form

Color form closer to P psycodes

What was Known as P lacera var terrae-novae Inflorescence

What was Known as P lacera var terrae-novae Plant and Flowers in situ Newfoundland

Photos by Carl Luer

Partial sun Cold LATE Spring Summer

Common Name Andrew's Platanthera [American Bryologist 1800 to early 1900's] - Andrew's Rose Purple Orchid

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New foundland, New Brinswick, Quebec and Ontario provinces of Canada and Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York , Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New Jersey within the United States as a natural hybrid netween P lacera and P psycodes as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring and summer.

Synonyms *Blephariglottis andrewsii (M.White) House 1924; Blephariglottis lacera var. terrae-novae (Fernald) W.J.Schrenk 1977; Fimbriella andrewsii (M.White) Butzin 1981; Fimbriella lacera var. terrae-novae (Fernald) Butzin 1981; *Habenaria andrewsii M.White 1904; Habenaria lacera var. terrae-novae Fernald 1926; Platanthera lacera var. terrae-novae (Fernald) Luer 1975

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 4 Ames 1910 as Habenaria andrewsii drawing fide; Native Orchids of North America Correll 1950; AOS Bulletin Vol 39 #9 1970 as Habenaria andrewsiiphoto ok; The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada Luer 1975 drawing/photos fide; The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada Luer 1975 as P lacera var terrae-novae drawing/photos fide; Schlechteriana Vol 4 No 4 1993; Wild Orchid Of the Northeastern United States A field Guide Paul Martin Brown/ Folsom 1993 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 63 No 4 1994 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 8 2009 photo fide;