Platanthera aquilonis - Sheviak
Northern Green Orchid
Other English Common Names: Tall Northern Green Orchid
Taxonomic Status: Provisionally accepted
French Common Names: platanthère du Nord
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.154072
Element Code: PMORC1Y150
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Orchid Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Monocotyledoneae Orchidales Orchidaceae Platanthera
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Concept Reference: Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2002a. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 26. Magnoliophyta: Liliidae: Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. xxvi + 723 pp.
Concept Reference Code: B02FNA26HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Platanthera aquilonis
Taxonomic Comments: Described in Lindleyana 14(4): 193 (1999) according to Gray Card Index, web version (Dec. 11, 2000). What was formerly considered Platanthera hyperborea in Canada and the United States is now considered as Platanthera aquilonis, while true P. hyperborea occurs in Greenland (Flora of North America 2002 vol 26).
Conservation Status
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Global Status: G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 16May2016
Global Status Last Changed: 18Jul2002
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by inspection
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: NNR
Nation: Canada
National Status: N5 (12Jan2016)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States Alaska (SNR), Arizona (S2S3), Colorado (SNR), Connecticut (SNR), Idaho (SNR), Illinois (SNR), Indiana (SNR), Iowa (SNR), Maine (SNR), Massachusetts (SNR), Michigan (SNR), Minnesota (SNR), Montana (SU), Nebraska (S3), New Hampshire (SNR), New Jersey (SNR), New Mexico (SNR), New York (SNR), North Dakota (SNR), Ohio (SX), Oregon (SNR), Pennsylvania (S1), Rhode Island (SNR), South Dakota (SNR), Utah (SNR), Vermont (S3), Washington (SNR), Wisconsin (SNR), Wyoming (SNR)
Canada Alberta (SNR), British Columbia (S5), Labrador (SNR), Manitoba (S5), New Brunswick (S4), Newfoundland Island (S2S3), Nova Scotia (S4?), Nunavut (S3), Ontario (S5), Prince Edward Island (S2), Quebec (S4S5), Saskatchewan (SNR), Yukon Territory (S3S4)

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Distribution
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U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States AK, AZ, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OHextirpated, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY
Canada AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
AZ Apache (04001), Graham (04009), Greenlee (04011)*
NE Blaine (31009), Brown (31017), Cherry (31031), Custer (31041), Dawes (31045), Garden (31069), Keya Paha (31103), Rock (31149)*, Scotts Bluff (31157), Sheridan (31161), Sherman (31163), Sioux (31165), Thomas (31171)*, Wheeler (31183)
PA Crawford (42039), Erie (42049), Warren (42123), Wayne (42127)*
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
02 Lackawaxen (02040103)+*
05 Upper Allegheny (05010001)+, French (05010004)+
10 Hat (10120108)+, Upper White (10140201)+, Niobrara Headwaters (10150002)+, Upper Niobrara (10150003)+, Middle Niobrara (10150004)+, Snake (10150005)+*, Middle North Platte-Scotts Bluff (10180009)+, Upper Middle Loup (10210001)+*, Dismal (10210002)+*, Lower Middle Loup (10210003)+, Upper North Loup (10210006)+*, Cedar (10210010)+, Upper Elkhorn (10220001)+*
15 Little Colorado headwaters (15020001)+, Upper Gila-San Carlos Reservoir (15040005)+, Black (15060101)+*, White (15060102)+*
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History Not yet assessed
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Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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References
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  • Correll, D.S. 1950. Native Orchids of North America, North of Mexico. Chronica Botanica Company, Waltham, Mass. USA. B50COR01PAUS

  • Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's manual of botany. 8th edition. Corrected printing (1970). D. Van Nostrand Company, New York. 1632 pp.

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2002a. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 26. Magnoliophyta: Liliidae: Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. xxvi + 723 pp.

  • Gleason, H.A. 1952. New Britton & Brown. Illustrated Flora. Lancaster Press Inc. Lancaster, Pa. B52GLE01PAUS

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  • Luer, C.A. 1975. The Native Orchids of United States and Canada Excluding Florida. B75LUE01PAUS

  • Meades, S.J. & Hay, S.G; Brouillet, L. 2000. Annotated Checklist of Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador. Memorial University Botanical Gardens, St John's NF. 237pp.

  • NatureServe. Unpublished. Concept reference for taxa for which no reference which describes the circumscription has been recorded; to be used as a placeholder until such a citation is identified.

  • Sheviak, C.J. 1999. The identities of Platanthera hyperborea and P. huronensis, with the description of a new species from North America. Lindleyana 14(4): 193-203.

  • Sheviak, C.T. 1974. An Introduction to the Ecology of the Illinois Orchidaceae, Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers XIV, Springfield, IL, U.S.A. B74SHE01PAUS

  • Voss, E.G. 1972. Michigan Flora Part I. Kingsport Press, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. B72VOS01PAUS

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