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    • Goodyera oblongifolia
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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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parkecology

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August 23, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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jallair

Date

August 17, 2015 11:57 AM EDT

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Found 3 of these plants at Fathom Five National Park, Tobermory Ontario.

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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August 4, 2015

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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August 14, 2015

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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August 10, 2015 03:41 PM ADT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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jwalewski

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August 2, 2015 05:51 PM CDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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jwalewski

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July 29, 2015 03:05 PM CDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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July 29, 2015 08:10 AM CDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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July 30, 2015 06:24 PM PDT

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iain_reid

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July 18, 2015 10:35 AM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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jakerburton

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July 18, 2015 11:34 AM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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bioblitzupload

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July 18, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Goodyera oblongifolia is a species of orchid known by the common names western rattlesnake plantain and giant rattlesnake plantain. It is native to much of North America, particularly the western side of the continent from Alaska to Mexico, and to eastern Canada. It is most commonly found in mountain forests, often in the understory of conifers. This orchid forms a patch of broad lance-shaped to oval-shaped leaves at the ground, each 4 to 9 centimeters long....

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Conservation Summary

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