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U.S. Forest Service

Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Spiranthes delitescens, Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses. Spiranthes delitescens. Photo by Jim Rorabaugh, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Arizona Ecological Services Field Office.

Spiranthes delitescens, Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses habitat. The Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses grows in spring-fed desert wetlands called cienegas. One population of this rare orchid occurs in a cienega on the Coronado National Forest, Arizona. Photo by Ron Coleman in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Spiranthes delitescens, Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses range map. Spiranthes delitescens range map.

Spiranthes delitescens, Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses

ESA Status

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


  • Drying of wetlands through groundwater overdrafts, surface water diversions, or channelization
  • Farming or improper livestock grazing
  • Mining and road building
  • Non-native species introductions
  • Recreation

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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