(Banks ex Pursh) Hulten
[Orchis rotundifolia] Banks
[Habenaria rotundifolia] (Banks) Richardson
Small Round Leaved Orchis
|Location||Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories.|
In Ottawa District, fairly open treed fens, open sedge fens and some swamps associated with these fens. Within treed habitats, the orchid plants group in well-defined areas where the canopy is thin and shrub layer is absent. In sedge fens the plants are scattered across the open fen, on the wet peat of the fen floor or on mounds of fen mosses.
|Flowering Season||Flowering Season: June to early July.|
Height to 15 cm.
Common in the northwest of the continent, widespread but local in the east. Only two locations in the Bruce Peninsula, rare and apparently approaching extinction in the Ottawa District, loose groups of flowering and non-flowering groups in Eastern Ontario.
Guide to Orchids of North America
© Royal Botanical Gardens, Dr. Donald Gunn Image Collection.