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Giant Rattlesnake Plantain

Goodyera oblongifolia


Tall, thin orchid with lots of small flowers


Aspen and pine forest

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Machi 4 years ago

gratography, I was pretty happy to see one at all. It was the only orchid I was able to see during this trip

gratography 4 years ago

Rattlesnake plantain are always fun flower finds in the Western mountains.

I have noticed that the flowers do not stay in bloom for long periods of time. By the time you come across one on the forest floor, there are brown edges around it. see for example,

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2017
Submitted on Oct 5, 2017

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