Corallorhiza maculata orchid growing under a stand of Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)
Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington
A few plants in dense forest, flowering.
Unspotted form .
On the hike from the tram to the peak
Again, on the South Fork Trail
On the South Fork Trail
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.