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Family ORCHIDACEAE

Platanthera clavellata (Michaux) Luer

(Club-spur Orchid, Small Green Wood-orchid, Small Woodland Orchid)

Mostly in open areas, but sometimes in partial shade, in a variety of moist to wet sites including abandoned sand and gravel pits, shores, roadsides (especially in ditches), beaver meadows and bogs. Most commonly found growing on sand, but also occurs in mosses. Common companion plants include Round-leaved Sundew, Spatulate-leaved Sundew, Bog Club-moss, Yellow-eyed Grass, Nodding Ladies'-tresses and Rose Pogonia. Mainly blooms from mid July through early August. Common in Muskoka.


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Townships: Morrison Cardwell Oakley


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Muskoka Flora - Index : Monocot Group : Orchidaceae : Platanthera clavellata

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