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    • Tipularia discolor
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    • Crane-Fly Orchid
    • Cranefly Orchid

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

August 13, 2014 07:08 PM CDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Date

July 29, 2014 05:04 PM EDT

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eraskin

Date

July 28, 2014

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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choess

Date

March 5, 2011 02:07 PM EST

Description

Cranefly orchid.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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choess

Date

March 5, 2011 02:07 PM EST

Description

Cranefly orchid.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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choess

Date

April 13, 2014 06:25 PM EDT

Description

Cranefly orchid.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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johnratzlaff

Date

May 21, 2014

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Cranefly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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jstark918

Date

April 24, 2014

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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chrisgoforth

Date

March 29, 2014 03:28 PM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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fm5050

Date

April 6, 2014 10:29 AM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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justjohn

Date

March 9, 2014

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

Observer

gparkins

Date

March 10, 2014 11:55 AM EDT

Description

On the stairs connecting the stream side trail with the ok hickory trail. The second photo is of the seed pod from last summers bloom.

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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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