Distinctive yellow pouch formed by lower petals, with three twisted petals surrounding
Moist hardwood forests
Although it is the most common N. American orchid, it is endangered in some parts of its range due to poaching. Shoots and seeds are notoriously difficult to propagate because of their dependence on certain soil fungi.
Lat: 35.38, Long: -83.11
Spotted on May 11, 2016
Submitted on May 11, 2016
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