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    • Goodyera oblongifolia
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    • Western rattlesnake plantain
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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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aforrestel

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April 14, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

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Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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mrchasse

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April 14, 2015 11:56 AM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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paul_norwood

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March 16, 2015 06:20 PM AKDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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marionanthonisen

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March 15, 2015 09:44 PM PDT

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Rattlesnake plantain leaves, Kent Pump Rd, Mt. Tam.

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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wisel

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August 27, 2006

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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gunarson

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February 26, 2015 10:41 AM PST

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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direbecca

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January 11, 2015

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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podiceps

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August 2, 2014

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Tall flowering stalk with greenish-white flowers; basal leaves streaked with white.

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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metsa

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January 1, 2015 01:42 PM PST

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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robberfly

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December 27, 2014 01:19 PM PST

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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podiceps

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August 25, 2014

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Understory orchid with greenish flowers and white-veined leaves.

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December 7, 2014 10:33 AM PST
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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

No range data available.