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Hexalectris spicata (Walt.) Barnhart
Coralroot, Spiked crested coralroot

Hexalectris spicata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Saprophyte

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southern and central United States.

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NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Synonyms: Bletia aphylla Nutt.

Other data on Hexalectris spicata available from :

Hexalectris spicata has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native

Hexalectris spicata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Native

Hexalectris spicata has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Hammock

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Hexalectris spicata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer