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Spiranthes eatonii Ames ex P.M. Brown
Eaton’s ladiestresses

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Although not listed in Rare Plants of South Florida, this is apparently known only from old specimens from Miami-Dade and Lee counties (see Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below).

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Synonyms: Spiranthes gracilis, misapplied; Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis, misapplied.

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Spiranthes eatonii has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated