Isotria medeoloides

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Isotria medeoloides


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Vanilloideae
Tribus: Pogonieae
Genus: Isotria
Species: Isotria medeoloides


Isotria medeoloides (Pursh) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 47 (1838)


  • Basionym
    • Arethusa medeoloides Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 591 (1813)
  • Heterotypic
    • Pogonia affinis Austin ex A.Gray, Manual, ed. 5: 507 (1867)
    • Isotria affinis (Austin ex A.Gray) Rydb. in N.L.Britton, Man. Fl. N. States: 297 (1901)
    • Odonectis affinis (Austin ex A.Gray) Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 386 (1911)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Eastern Canada
      • Ontario.
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Missouri.
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Maine, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Isle, Vermont, West Virginia.
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Small Whorled Pogonia
français: Isotrie Fausse-médéole

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