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Showy Orchis

Galearis spectabilis

Description:

Spotted on weekend hike at Edge of Apallachia - Perennial herb, 3 to 10 inch tall from short fleshy root. Flowers: 2 lateral petals and 3 sepals - pink to lavender. - forms a hood - white lip. Pollinated by insects.

Habitat:

Rich hardwood forest.

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MickGrant
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MickGrant

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 27, 2012

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