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.
Just off the path on the Piedmont Nature Trails.
Glass Mountain crested coralroot (Hexalectris nitida)
Saw this at xunantunich ruins
Bamboo Orchid, Bird Orchid, Arundina graminifolia
Point Beach Ridges State Natural Area (SNA #87)
Dory's Bog & Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary State Natural Area
SNA #116, Washburn Co., WI
Orchidaceae is a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants with blooms that are often colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants, with between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species, found in 880 genera. Selecting which of the two families is larger is still under debate, as concrete numbers on such enormous families are constantly in flux. Regardless,...