growing along dirt road; several plants ca 1 ft tall
Rattlesnake plantain, western rattlesnake plantain, green-leaf rattlesnake-plantain
Burke Herbarium link
Some additional info from the Washington Native Orchid Society www.wanativeorchids.com/Goodyera/index.html
Is it better to give than receive? A stable isotope
perspective to orchid-fungal carbon transport in the green orchid species Goodyera repens and G. oblongifolia by Nicole A. Hynson, Katja Preiss & Gerhard Gebauer describes how myco-hetertrophy is measured, it is technical but quite fascinating
Duckabush River Trail No. 803
Olympic National Forest
Jefferson County, Washington, USA
Lady Orchid growing on the edge of a woodland. Vercors, France.
Orchis pourpre en fleur poussant en lisière d'une forêt claire dans les Terres Noires du Diois. Vercors, France.
Lady Orchid in bloom on the limestone plateau of Terrasson. Aquitaine, France.
Orchis pourpre en fleur sur le causse de Terrasson. Aquitaine, France.
Lady orchid at beginning of flowering on calcicolous grassland. Limousin, France.
Orchis pourpre en début de floraison sur une pelouse calcicole. Limousin, France.
Blue Aphyllanthes in bloom in a limestone scree.
Aphyllante de Montpellier en fleur dans un éboulis calcaire.
Asparagales is the name of an order of plants, used in modern classification systems such as the APG III system (which is used throughout this article). The order takes its name from the family Asparagaceae and is placed in the monocots. The order has only recently been recognized in classification systems. It was first put forward by Huber in 1977 and later taken up in the Dahlgren system of 1985. Before this, many of its families...