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Yellow-Fringed Orchid (Platanthera ciliaris)

Overview: Listed as threatened or endangered in most states, the Yellow-Fringed Orchid ranges from southern New England west to southern Ontario (historic), southern Michigan, Illinois south along the coastal plain to Florida, and west to Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri.  Its flowers are bright yellow to orange in coloring, with distinctive fringed lips, and clustered in […]

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LeConte’s Thistle (Cirsium lecontei)

Overview: Cirsium lecontei occurs on the sandy pinelands of southern coastal plain in damp soil (where  co-occurring species include Myrica, Cyrilla, and Ilex), specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. They are also found in moist to wet grassy pine savannas and pine barrens, bogs (other species present include pitcher plants, Ilex, sedges, grasses, and sphagnum), and roadside ditches. LeConte’s thistle is a perennial

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