Latin name: Platanthera sparsiflora (S. Watson)
  Schltr.
  Pronunciation: pla-tan-THEER-a spar-si-FLOR-a

  Common name: Sparse-flowered bog orchid
  Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid)
  Habitat: Along streams or near boggy places, 4000'-
  9000', montane coniferous forest, San Diego Co. to
  Sierra Nevadas and north

  Blooming period: June to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Platanthera
  2) sparsiflora
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