Natrual hybrid with T. longifolia?
Flowers white with mauve tint and veining. mid-lobe deep mauve, semi-circular with small notch and tuft of hairs beneath as in T. longifolia. Leaf 10-200mm strap like, lying near ground. Stem 200-300mm with typically four flowers. Stems and leaves tinged red-brown. Sepals red-brown on back.
possibly Spiranthes cernua?
Near the treeline
Small cluster trackside, amongst grasses.
I have found Goodyera pubescens in Dickinson Co in 3 locations, but this particular location is the only one I have photos of. It is also the largest colony, the others only consisting of 1 -2 plants. These photos are from 2009 and 2010, but I have been back to the site to check the plants through 2015. However in 2015 something (from signs on site possibly slugs) had eaten all but a few leaves of this colony. Hopefully it will recover.
Epiphytic amidst bryophytes.
On the forest floor, fallen from above. Species is a guess based on likelihood.
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