Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01139 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Habenaria hyperborea (L.) R. Br.
J.G. Harris   1734  
Coll. Date 12 August 1982 
Geography Canada.  Newfoundland.  
Locality Cape Norman. 
Elev.: 49 ft. (15 m.)
Habitat Notes Limestone gravel barrens, near moist areas. 
Latitude Longitude 51° 37'  N, 55° 54'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Platanthera hyperborea var. hyperborea (L.) Lindl.

     Habenaria hyperborea (L.) R. Br. ex Ait. f.
     Limnorchis hyperborea (L.) Rydb.
     Platanthera hyperborea var. minor Lange

Common Name(s): northern green orchid.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=196402, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Orchidales
                                Family: Orchidaceae
                                    Genus: Platanthera
                                        Species: Platanthera hyperborea
                                            Variety: Platanthera hyperborea var. hyperborea


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01139s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04404s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04405s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09722s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12060 Braya fernaldii      "Fernald's northern rockcress" same section
06450 Braya fernaldii      "Fernald's northern rockcress" same section
04140 Erigeron hyssopifolius      "hyssop-leaf fleabane" same section
01138 Oclemena nemoralis      "bog aster" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Habenaria hyperborea  (L.) R. Br.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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