New York Natural Heritage Program
Cranefly Orchid
Tipularia discolor (Pursh) Nutt.
Monocots

Threats [-]
The failure to maintain sufficient woodland buffer around the plants and prevent direct disturbance is a threat.

Conservation Strategies and Management Practices [-]
Maintain a natural buffer around the population and restrict direct access to the plants by rerouting trails away from the area they occupy.

Research Needs [-]
More detailed information on the habitat preference of this species is needed because the existing population occurs in a seemingly common forest type.