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    • Goodyera oblongifolia
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    • Western rattlesnake plantain
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rdm24

Date

June 13, 2010

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What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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rdm24

Date

September 13, 2012

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Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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marlies

Date

September 15, 1997

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Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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marlies

Date

September 22, 1997

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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.

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dgreenberger

Date

July 19, 2014 10:09 AM PDT

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Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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islandstewards

Date

July 13, 2014 04:10 PM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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paloma

Date

June 23, 2014 11:46 AM PDT

Description

Mt. Judah Loop trail

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

brewbooks

Date

June 7, 2014 03:36 PM PDT

Description

Goodyera oblongifolia (Rattlesnake Plantain)
Elevation 1170 meters (3840 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District
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sienna

Date

July 3, 2010

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mmwd

Date

April 26, 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Description

David Greenberger, Ashley Williams, Ben Lavender, Janet Klein, Courtney Gattuso, Marguerite Murphy

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Rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

paloma

Date

May 18, 2014 01:36 PM PDT
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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....

No range data available.