Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak
Synonym: Spiranthes cernua
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Included in S. cernua in Michigan Flora.

Wet calcareous meadows, fens, moist to dryish prairies and prairie-like habitats, in calcareous soils.

Spiranthes magnicamporum is the latest species of the S. cernua complex to flower, starting to bloom after S. cernua is past its prime, and often blooming well into October. It is usually leafless when in full bloom, and has a strong vanilla fragrance.


Berrien County
Charlevoix County
Huron County
Jackson County
Lenawee County
Oakland County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 28, 2022. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1843.