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    • Goodyera oblongifolia
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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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June 28, 2016 03:28 PM EDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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nathan20

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June 10, 2016 09:43 AM EDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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June 26, 2016 02:08 PM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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vickis

Date

June 4, 2016 01:40 PM EDT

Description

Menzie's Rattlesnake Plantain
With last year's seed pod

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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brewbooks

Date

June 4, 2016 08:47 AM PDT

Description

Goodyera oblongifolia (Rattlesnake Plantain)

About seven plants growing in close proximity.

Elevation 1280 meters (4200 feet)
Mount Townsend ( Trail 839)
Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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May 27, 2016 06:24 PM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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hunterbreck

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December 15, 2015

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Date

May 15, 2016 02:01 PM PDT

Description

Growing in the moist litter atop a downed log in a wet, red cedar dominated mature forest. Along the Salmon River Trail.

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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June 1, 2016 10:06 AM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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annekatherine

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May 22, 2016 01:36 PM PDT

Description

Western rattlesnake plantain orchid.

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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kueda

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May 27, 2016 05:23 PM MST

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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tosteve

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May 30, 2016 10:28 AM 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....

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