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Spiranthes amesiana Schltr.
Ames’ ladiestresses

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the Bahamas and Central America (Nicaragua).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

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 Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Spiranthes amesiana available from :


Spiranthes amesiana has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Spiranthes amesiana has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland