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Giant spiral lady's tresses

Spiranthes longilabris Lindl.

Description:

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family) USDA Symbol: SPLO2 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S. http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symb...... http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result......

Habitat:

Forest

Notes:

A tincture of the root is used as a homeopathic remedy. It is used in the treatment of skin affections, ,pain in the kidneys and eye complaints.

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1 Comment

Ryan Fezz
Ryan Fezz 6 years ago

My apologies but this surely isn't an orchid and looks to be in the Polygonaceae and chances are good it is as I have suggested above give where you saw it and plants around it in the photo.

p.young713
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p.young713

Florida, USA

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

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