Spiranthes infernalis Sheviak 1989 Photo by James M. Andre and The Cal PhotosWeb site

Fragrance LATE EARLY

Common Name The Inferno-Growing Spiralis [refers to its desert habitat] - in USA The Ash Meadows Ladies Tresses

Flower Size .01" [.25 mm]

Found in southern Nevada in Nye county as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring and early summer and carries fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wild Orchids of North America north of Mexico PM Brown 2003 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #2 2010 photo fide;