Coeloglossum viride (L.) Hartm.
Synonym: Habenaria viridis
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Habenaria viridis of Michigan Flora.

Usually in beech-maple or northern hemlock-hardwoods, thriving particularly well on sandy soils of forested dunes; less often in coniferous forests or (southward) mixed oak or oak-hickory. Most collections from the southern Lower Peninsula are quite old.

Evidence is accumulating that Coeloglossum is imbedded within the variable genus Dactylorhiza (Bateman et al. 1997), and the name of this plant may have to change again.


Alger County
Alpena County
Baraga County
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Benzie County
Berrien County
Cass County
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    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
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Delta County
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    Including Isle Royale
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    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
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    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
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Schoolcraft County
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Washtenaw County
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MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. February 25, 2021.