Habenaria quinqueseta

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Habenaria quinqueseta
Habenaria quinqueseta Gil.jpg
Photo was taken by Gil Nelson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Order: Orchidales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Habenaria
Species: H. quinqueseta
Binomial name
Habenaria quinqueseta
(Michx.) Eaton
HABE QUIN dist.jpg
Natural range of Habenaria quinqueseta from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Longhorn bog orchid; Long-horned habenaria; Michaux’s orchid; Longhorn false reinorchid

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Habenaria quinqueseta var. quinqueseta


A description of Habenaria quinqueseta is provided in The Flora of North America.

Habenaria quinqueseta is a perennial herbaceous species.




H. quinqueseta can be found in moist to dry loamy or sandy soils of longleaf pine savannas and open mixed woodlands.[1] Associated species include Pinus, Quercus, Magnolia, Cornus, Liquidambar styraciflua, Vaccinium, Pinus taeda, and Quercus nigra.[1]


Flowering and fruiting has been observed in September and October.[1]

Seed dispersal

This species is thought to be dispersed by gravity. [2]

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2014. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, R. Kral, U. Reis, Richard R. Clinebell II, Leon Neel, and Paul C. Standley. States and Counties: Florida: Leon. Georgia: Dougherty and Thomas. Country: Honduras
  2. Kirkman, L. Katherine. Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.