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    • Tipularia discolor
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    • Crane-Fly Orchid
    • Cranefly Orchid

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February 7, 2016 01:29 PM EST

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February 7, 2016 11:21 AM EST

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February 4, 2016 01:06 PM EST

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January 29, 2016

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February 1, 2016 11:54 AM CST

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January 31, 2016 09:19 AM EST

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layla

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August 22, 2015

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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January 28, 2016 12:10 PM EST

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January 14, 2016

Description

Green leave with black bumps.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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January 23, 2016

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January 20, 2016 01:02 PM EST

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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January 19, 2016 01:28 PM EST
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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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