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Twinflower

Linnaea borealis

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6 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Gordon thanks a lot for sharing..such small herbs are important for mostly life cycles of insects..

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 10 years ago

One of my favorite little boreal forest flower! Nice sighting.... Glad to be of help.

tammyisaacson
tammyisaacson 10 years ago

That's it! Thank you!

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 10 years ago

The four leaved plant is bunchberry (Cornus canadensis). The flower, which is what I suspect you are interested in appears to be twin flower (Linnaea borealis). Take a look at this page and see if it matches what you remember: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linnaea.

tammyisaacson
tammyisaacson 10 years ago

Unfortunately, that's the only photo.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Its looked something interesting shrub, please show close picture if available of those flowers.

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