Latin name: Platanthera dilatata (Pursh.) Lindley ex Beck
  var. leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer
  Pronunciation: pla-tan-THEER-a dil-a-TAY-ta lew-ko-
  STAY-kis

  Common name: White-flowered bog orchid
  Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid)
  Habitat: Wet and springy places, 4500'-10,000', montane
  coniferous forest, San Diego Co. to Sierra Nevadas,
  White Mts and Panamint Mts

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Platanthera
  2) dilatata 3) leucostachys
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