Spiranthes-romanzoffiana-2023-08-11 *SITF confirms that this plant is Spiranthes romanzoffiana (Aug 2023).
This plant matches the three-ranked inflorescence in the photo in Brown's 2003, "Wild Orchids of North America" and the photo and description in Laverack et. al., 2002, "Botanica", as well as photos in the OW, IOSPE and orchidroots.com. Identity of the plant was verified by Mathew Pace, an authority in this group of Spiranthes.
Posted on Aug 11, 2023
Plant was removed from an old apple orchard located at the Oregon Department of Agriculture Greenhouses approximately one year ago on Hawthorne Ave, Salem, Or as part of a rescue mission as the orchar...