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    • Tipularia discolor
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    • Crane-Fly Orchid
    • Cranefly Orchid

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Recent observations

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Observer

bradleysaul

Date

July 19, 2016 07:31 PM EDT

Description

Crane fly orchid? Finding a number of these

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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lakekoshare

Date

August 6, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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nrpa

Date

April 16, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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kenwills

Date

the past

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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zach15

Date

May 21, 2016 12:37 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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lakekoshare

Date

August 5, 2013

Description

In bloom

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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jay_33

Date

May 1, 2016 07:16 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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earthstephen

Date

April 30, 2016 03:36 PM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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evan8

Date

April 16, 2016 09:59 AM CDT

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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annagypsy

Date

April 1, 2016 11:15 AM EDT

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What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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annagypsy

Date

March 31, 2016 05:04 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Observer

noracox73

Date

April 23, 2016 06:19 PM EDT

Description

Very common in public forests in Lynchburg area.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Crane-fly Orchid (Tipularia discolor) is a perennial terrestrial woodland orchid, a member of the Orchidaceae. It is the only species of the genus Tipularia found in North America. This orchid grows a single leaf in September that disappears in the spring. The leaf is green with dark purple spots. The orchid blooms in mid-July to late August. The roots are a connected series of corms. Its roots are edible. They are starchy and almost potato-like.

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