Latin name: Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindley ex Beck var. leucostachys (Lindl.) Luer
Pronunciation: pla-tan-THEER-a dil-a-TAY-a 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
Name derivations: 1) Platanthera 2) dilatata 3) leucostachys