Listera R. Brown

The Twayblade orchids

Listera auriculata
The genus Listera derives its name from a seventeenth century naturalist, Martin Lister. The genus is primarily northern temperate and boreal in distribution, with approximately 25 species worldwide, three of which are found in Wisconsin. All of our species are small and non-descript.
  • Listera auriculata
  • Listera cordata
  • Listera convallarioides

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