Spiranthes cernua
(Nodding Ladies' Tresses)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Nodding Ladies' Tresses, Nodding Lady's Tresses
    Synonyms: Ibidium cernuum
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - November
    Status: Native

Spiranthes cernua, or Nodding Ladies' Tresses, is native only to about the eastern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows in moist meadows and prairies, as well as along shorelines, and in ditches and moist roadsides.

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