Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Liparis loeselii (L.) Rich. image
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Family Orchidaceae
Liparis loeselii (L.) Rich.
fen orchid, green twayblade, Loesel's twayblade
Liparis: from liparos for "fat" or "shining," referring to the smooth leaves
loeselii: for Johann Loesel (1607-1657), German botanical author and professor at Konigsberg
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-10" tall forb, with a single stem
Flower: 6-parted, lip 1/8"-1/4" long, lip and petals yellowish-green; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of 2-15 stalked flowers; blooms June-July
Leaf:basal, lance-like to elliptical, slightly folded along the midrib
Habitat: wet to moist; forests, fens, meadows, ditches, shores
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Leptorchis loeselii (L.) MacMill.
Liparis correana (W.P.C.Barton) Spreng.
Ophrys loeselii L.

         
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