This Corallorhiza maculata ssp. maculata (Spotted Coralroot) was growing right in the trail. It was the only one we found.
Audubon Canyon Ranch, Zumie's Loop Trail, approximately 20 yards downhill from the wooden swing adjacent to the trail in a grove of Douglas fir trees
Plant parasitic, to 35 cm tall; stem pink at base to dark red at inlf., lip not widening to tip, with spots.
Corallorhiza maculata, or spotted coralroot, is a North American coralroot orchid flower. Varieties are also known as western coralroot and summer coralroot. It is found from Mexico and Baja California, through California and most of the United States except the Southeast, and across Canada. It grows mostly in montane woodlands.