Spiranthes romanzoffiana Cham.
Family: Orchidaceae
hooded lady's-tresses
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R.K. Kupfer  
Etymology: Spiranthes: from the Greek speira, "spiral," and anthos, "flower," referring to the coiled or spiral character of the inflorescence, and hence the common nameladies tresses"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall forb; stems with 3-5 scale-like leaves between the main leaves and the inflorescence
Leaves: basal, narrow
Flowers: white to cream, 6-parted; lips 1/4" long, narrow above the middle, fiddle-shaped; sepals and petals together flaring outward at the top forming a hood; inflorescence a 1"-4" dense, spike-like spiral (raceme) of 3-4 stalks of more than 5 stalked flowers per cycle; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: wet; swamps, bogs, shores
Conservation Status: Native
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R.K. Kupfer  
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Jeff Hapeman  
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