Platanthera canbyi (Ames) Luer 1972

Photo by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade Cold LATE THROUGH

Common Name Canby's Platanthera - in US Canby's Hybrid Fringed Orchid

Flower Size

Found in Delaware and Maryland US as a natural hyybrid between P. blephariglottis and P. cristata as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring through early fall. .

Synonyms *Habenaria canbyi Ames 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 4 Ames 1910 as Habenaria x canbyi; *The Native Orchids of Florida Luer 1972 photo good; The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada Luer 1975 drawing/photos fide; Schlechteriana Vol 4 No 4 1993; The Wild Orchids of North America north of Mexico P M Brown 2003;