Platanthera obtusata

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Platanthera obtusata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Genus: Platanthera
Species: P. obtusata
Binomial name
Platanthera obtusata
(Banks ex Pursh) Lindl.
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Orchis obtusata Banks ex Pursh
  • Habenaria obtusata (Banks ex Pursh) Richardson
  • Lysiella obtusata (Banks ex Pursh) Rydb.
  • Habenaria obtusata var. collectanea Fernald
  • Platanthera obtusata var. collectanea (Fernald) W.J.Schrenk
  • Platanthera obtusata f. collectanea (Fernald) P.M.Br.
  • Platanthera obtusata f. foliosa P.M.Br.

Platanthera obtusata, common name blunt-leaved orchid or small northern bog orchid, is a small species of orchid in the genus Platanthera. It widespread across much of the colder regions of the Northern Hemisphere, though rare in some parts of its range.[1][3][4] Two subspecies are recognized:

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