Very early flowering, I think. Only one we found.
100 yards from observation 83414.
Spruce Bog Boardwalk Trail
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Growing on the forest floor of a mixed conifer forest.
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.