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

New York State Distribution [-]
This orchid is currently known only from Suffolk County, Long Island. There are historical records from Staten Island, Manhattan, and Monroe County. There are also old unconfirmed reports from Onondaga County.

Global Distribution [-]
This is common in the Southern States from East Texas northeast through the Virginias and North Carolina. There are scattered populations north into Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan and also up the East Coast from New Jersey and Pennsylvania to eastern Massachusetts. It is mostly absent from eastern Georgia and the lower peninsula of Florida.
Best Places to See
• Sensitive species. No location given.