Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Goodyera oblongifolia
  • English
    • Western rattlesnake plantain
    • Rattlesnake plantain
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • GOOOBL

Guide Colors

 

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

ivyilkay

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Common name: Rattle - snake Plantain

Circular arrangement of leaves.
dark green, thick
thick stripes in white resembling the veins, heaving along the midrib of leaf.

Found at Staircase, Olympic national park

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rustyniknax

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

megmats

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

Dark green leaves with white strips down the middle

Photos / Sounds

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

psuri

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

In shade near road. Next to gate, Bolinas Ridge Trail near intersection of Fairfax-Bolinas and Ridgecrest Rd.

Photos / Sounds

4703435405_ff7fc4691a_s

Observer

rdm24

Date

June 13, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

rdm24

Date

September 13, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

marlies

Date

September 15, 1997

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

marlies

Date

September 22, 1997

Photos / Sounds

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

wendy5

Date

August 18, 2014

Description

Here are some Goodyera oblongifolia or Rattlesnake-plantain in bloom. (My photos don't do this plant justice!) The leaves look like snakeskin, and they send up a tall, beige shoot with multiple flowers. I saw dozens today by the path in a mixed conifer forest.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

July 19, 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

islandstewards

Date

July 13, 2014 04:10 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

paloma

Date

June 23, 2014 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Mt. Judah Loop trail

View all observations

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....

No range data available.