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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & E. Central U.S.A. to Guatemala, Bahamas.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Bahamas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Spiranthes vernalis Engelm. & A.Gray appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1905 Eaton, A.A. [s.n.], USA K000942670 syntype

First published in Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 236 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0