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Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf.
small whorled pogonia



General Information
Symbol: ISME2
Group: Monocot
Family: Orchidaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Connecticut"Delaware"DistrictGeorgia"Illinois"Maine"Massachusetts"Michigan"Missouri"NewNewNewNorthPennsylvania"Tennessee"Vermont"Virginia"
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV), CAN (ON)

Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Orchidales
Family Orchidaceae – Orchid family
Genus Isotria Raf. – fiveleaf orchid
Species Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf. – small whorled pogonia

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
small whorled pogonia
Threatened
Connecticut
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Georgia
small whorled pogonia
Threatened
Illinois
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Maine
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Maryland
small whorled pogonia
Endangered, Extirpated
Massachusetts
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Michigan
smaller whorled pogonia
Endangered
Missouri
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
New Hampshire
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
New Jersey
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
New York
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
North Carolina
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Ohio
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Pennsylvania
small-whorled pogonia
Endangered
Rhode Island
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Tennessee
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Vermont
small whorled pogonia
Endangered
Virginia
small whorled pogonia
Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover