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Connecticut Plants
Hooker's Orchid
Platanthera hookeri (Torr. ex Gray) Lindl.

Hooker's orchid is believed to no longer grow in Connecticut; the plants shown were photographed in Ontario.

  • Synonyms: Habenaria hookeri
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: woods
  • Height: 6-16 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow-green
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Platanthera hookeri (Torr. ex Gray) Lindl.
Platanthera hookeri (Torr. ex Gray) Lindl.
Platanthera hookeri (Torr. ex Gray) Lindl.

Leaves of Hooker's orchid.