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Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)

Small whorled pogonia

This flowering small whorled pogonia has two greenish-yellow flowers above a whorl of five leaves.


Status: Threatened, listed September 9, 1982


Habitat: Dry woodland; upland sites in mixed forest (second or third growth stage)


Lead Region: 5 (Northeast Region)


Region 3 Lead Office: Ohio Field Office


Range: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia


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Last updated: February 4, 2016