Spiranthes ovalis Lindl.
Common Name: OVAL LADIES'-TRESSES
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T

Moist fields, moist to dry shrub thickets, open forests, and prairie-like habitats.

A slender species with tiny flowers in a short inflorescence and very late blooming, beginning in late September and extending even to early November. Michigan plants are var. erostellata Catling.

Locations

Berrien County
Kalamazoo County
Monroe County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1845.