Small whorled pogonia (Isotria medeoloides)
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Species: Isotria medeoloides
Common Name: Small whorled pogonia
Status: Threatened, Federal Endangered
Species Act; Endangered in 17 States;
Range: Eastern United States, Canada
Artist: Beverly Simone
Artist Home Country: United States
Found over a broad range of the eastern US
the small whorled pogonia has disappeared
from several states where it historically
occurred. The total number of these native
orchids remaining in the wild has been
estimated at less than 5000.