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Go Orchids – video guide and more orchids!!!

Go OrchidsWe have now profiled over 200 orchids on Go Orchids and added the new video that describes navigating the site and using the Simple Key. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out- take a look and let us know what you think.
If you would like a copy of the video, or other NAOCC material, for your organization or to present at an upcoming meeting- contact us and we can send you a CD.

New orchid described

Shriver’s Frilly Orchid (Platanthera shriveri)

platanthera-shriveri-fl-bwilson-1A recently described orchid of possible hybrid origin between Platanthera grandiflora and Platanthera lacera as parents. Field observations and examination of herbarium records indicate this orchid may be endemic to the Appalachian region with a historical range from North Carolina to Pennsylvania. Recently this species has been reported in western Maryland. To learn more