Unspotted, observed on huckleberry path. Huckleberry botanic regional preserve. Not sure if this is var. occidentalis.
Blanco Basin, above the confluence of the Rio Blanco and Fish Creek, Archuleta Co., Colorado, USA. Coordinates approximate. In spruce-fir 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.