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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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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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lkdurvin

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January 19, 2017 12:22 PM EST

Description

At Caster Street Park

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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aegolius

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December 4, 2016 10:06 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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whiteoak

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January 16, 2017 11:31 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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timbir5

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December 4, 2016 10:06 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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selu

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January 14, 2017 11:17 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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ruggedbynature

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January 14, 2017 09:40 AM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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ruggedbynature

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January 13, 2017 01:23 PM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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reallifeecology

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January 9, 2017 01:02 PM CST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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reallifeecology

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January 7, 2017 01:43 PM CST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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reallifeecology

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January 5, 2017 02:41 PM CST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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reallifeecology

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January 5, 2017 11:57 AM CST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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reallifeecology

Date

January 4, 2017 03:02 PM CST
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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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