Habenaria Zothecina

Habenaria Zothecina Plant Information

Habenaria Zothecina grows in the following 3 states:

Arizona, Colorado, Utah

Platanthera zothecina (synonym Habenaria zothecina, common name - alcove bog orchid) is a perennial plant in the orchid family (Orchidaceae) found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States.:147

It can be found in moist sites in seeps and hanging gardens.:147
It grows from 7 to 24 inches (18 to 61cm) tall. Its overall green color makes it inconspicuous among other greenery in its habitats.:147
Leaves are long and narrowly linear to elliptic.:147
It blooms from May to August.:147
Green or yellowish-green flowers are on stalk of 5-20, with upper sepals closely contacting the petals to form a hood over the style.:147 The lateral (side) sepals are curved.:147 Petals are triangular and lance-like.:147 The lip is yellowish and linear.:147

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