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    • Tipularia discolor
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    • Crane-Fly Orchid
    • Cranefly Orchid

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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August 16, 2015

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botanygirl

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July 24, 2015 06:54 PM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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jlmichael

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August 9, 2015 08:19 AM CDT

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gishbaugher

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August 7, 2015 03:11 PM EDT

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trichomanes

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July 31, 2015

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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milopyne

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August 1, 2015 04:14 PM EDT

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Along road into park from Hill Street on west.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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jmarchal

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July 30, 2015 01:19 PM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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layla

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July 25, 2015

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ggnoma

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July 22, 2015 08:02 PM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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chrisgoforth

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July 31, 2013 11:22 AM EDT

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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gishbaugher

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May 22, 2015 01:27 PM EDT

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Crane Fly Orchid.

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Crane-Fly Orchid Tipularia discolor

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scadwell

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May 17, 2015 10:14 AM EDT
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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.

No range data available.