Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Close up Platanthera praeclara flowers.
Platanthera praeclara flowers. Photo by J. Challey.

Platanthera praeclara.
Platanthera praeclara. Photo by J. Challey.

Platanthera praeclara range map.
Platanthera praeclara range map.

Platanthera praeclara, western prairie fringed orchid

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Conversion of habitat to cropland
  • Overgrazing, intensive hay mowing, drainage
  • Herbicide use, especially on highway and railroad rights-of-way
  • Over-collecting

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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