Spiranthes tuberosa

Family:ORCHIDACEAE
Species:Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
Common Name:Little Ladies' Tresses; Little Pearl Twist
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:SPTU
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyORCHIDACEAE - Orchid family
Genus Spiranthes
Species Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque - Little Ladies' Tresses; Little Pearl Twist

Citation

Citation SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA Rafinesque, Herb. Raf. 45. 1833.
Basionym: **
Type: NEW JERSEY:

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Gyrostachys grayi Gyrostachys grayi (Ames) Britton, Manual N. States, ed. 2. 300. 1905, nom. illegit.Spiranthes grayi Ames 1904; Spiranthes simplex A. Gray 1867, non Grisebach 1864. 
Gyrostachys simplex Gyrostachys simplex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 664. 1891.Spiranthes simplex A. Gray 1867, non Grisebach 1864. 
Spiranthes simplex Spiranthes simplex A. Gray, Manual, ed. 5. 506. 1867, non Grisebach 1864.  
Spiranthes grayi Spiranthes grayi Ames, Rhodora 6: 44. 1904.Spiranthes simplex A. Gray 1867, non Grisebach 1864. 
Spiranthes tuberosa var. grayi Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque, var. grayi (Ames) Fernald, Rhodora 48: 189. 1946.Spiranthes grayi Ames 1904; Spiranthes simplex A. Gray 1867, non Grisebach 1864. 
Triorchis grayi Triorchis grayi (Ames) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 123. 1913, nom. illegit.Spiranthes grayi Ames 1904; Spiranthes simplex A.Gray 1867, non Grisebach 1864. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Hale, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lee, Macon, Marshall, Mobile, Pike, St. Clair, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL, UWFP

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 1998

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
17525AUA_ACC Lee 14 JUL 1969 REBOIS, R. V.
021
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
UWFP000025385acc Baldwin 20 Jun 2015 James R. Burkhalter
25365
UWFP
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
UNA00058596 Blount 25 Jul 1998 Brian R. Keener
1342
UNA
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
AMAL00019313 Calhoun 4 Sep 1994 D. D. Spaulding
6145
AMAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
AMAL00006021 Mobile 27 May 2013 Howard E. Horne
2224
AMAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113640 DeKalb 23 Aug 1992 FW Clearman, Jr.
270
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113643 Jackson 22 Jun 1999 K. R. Brodeur
2126
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
UNA00008635 Tuscaloosa 17 Jul 1975 Fred K. Hoener
1268
UNA
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
JSU113642 Etowah 19 Jun 1994 L. M. Hodge
2667
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113647 Talladega 2 Sep 1994 J. M. Ballard
4842
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
UWAL0032791 St. Clair 21 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4899
UWAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
UWFP000017883acc Baldwin 02 Feb 2002 James R. Burkhalter
18187
UWFP
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
17546AUA_ACC Tallapoosa 9 JUL 1969 THORNHILL, RANDY
083
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
JSU113638 Clay 5 Sep 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12146
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000042669 Escambia 11 Jun 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26455
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
37016AUA_ACC Covington 11 JUN 1981 O'HALLORAN, K.
194
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
UWFP000007442acc Baldwin 16 Jun 1984 James R. Burkhalter
9426
UWFP
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
UWAL0030348 Escambia 11 Jun 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26455
UWAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
UWAL0012345 Bullock 17 May 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0736
UWAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
AMAL00004010 Pike 4 Jul 2010 Eric C. Soehren
115
AMAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113646 Marshall 30 Aug 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2785
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
23227AUA_ACC Conecuh 1 JUL 1971 GUTHRIE, C. D.
029
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
UNA00008569 Hale 21 Jun 1966 Norris H. Williams
318
UNA
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
43009AUA_ACC Lee 5 JUL 1972 MOODY, GARY
075
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
JSU113641 Etowah 31 Jul 1994 L. M. Hodge
2951
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000038659 17 May 2012 Bailee Dykes
736
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
37536AUA_ACC Jackson 25 AUG 1981 HENDERSON, T.
467
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
AMAL00020366 Mobile 05 Jun 2014 Howard E. Horne
2563
AMAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113644 Lauderdale 28 Jun 1996 R. D. Whetstone
18190
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000011389 Pike 07 Oct 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18492
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
43008AUA_ACC Macon 3 JUL 1972 EUDALY, EDWIN M.
078
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
UWAL0037258 Elmore 05 Sep 2016 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14718
UWAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
JSU113639 Cleburne 9 Sep 1994 J. M. Ballard
4921
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000040681 Coffee 25 Jun 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25246
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
43946AUA_ACC Crenshaw 12 JUN 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2579
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
UNA00008679 Jackson 21 Aug 1949 C. B. Segars
157
UNA
Spiranthes tuberosa Raf.
JSU113645 Lee 23 Jun 1973 GH Crance
13
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
19820AUA_ACC Elmore 7 SEP 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
807
AUA
SPIRANTHES TUBEROSA RAF.
AMAL00016543 Covington 16 Jun 2009 T. Wayne Barger
48
AMAL
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
UWFP000020345acc Escambia 10 Jun 2006 James R. Burkhalter
20914
UWFP
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000035671 Barbour 01 Jun 2012 Eric W. Minton
27
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
JSU113637 Calhoun 6 Sep 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12158
JSU
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
TROY000011388 Covington 15 Jun 1999 John R. MacDonald
13019
TROY
Spiranthes tuberosa Rafinesque
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