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Downy Rattlesnake Plantain

Goodyera pubescens

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lynne.warren
lynne.warren 9 years ago

I haven't started experimenting yet. I found a nice patch last week and am going to first try transplanting and seeing how that works. I have never seen the seeds but maybe one day!

tompkinsdv
tompkinsdv 9 years ago

any updates? Have you ever seen germination? do you know if people have grown them from seed?

lynne.warren
lynne.warren 9 years ago

Good luck...I'm not sure if they need a particular soil fungus or not but soil from the area should help. I'm thinking of experimenting with divisions of roots.

That would be wonderful ...... I have just collected some seed from the ones here to try. I gatheres about a gallon of soil too just to get a little bit of an edge.

lynne.warren
lynne.warren 9 years ago

I'd like to cultivate these and create a little woodland area with nothing but this for groundcover!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Gorgeous little orchid!

Thanks for sharing this, I love to see other varieties of the Rattlesnake plantains. Such an elegant yet understated plant.

lynne.warren
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lynne.warren

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Nov 9, 2011
Submitted on Nov 9, 2011

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