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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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direbecca

Date

January 11, 2015

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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podiceps

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

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

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Understory orchid with greenish flowers and white-veined leaves.

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December 7, 2014 10:33 AM PST

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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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

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rustyniknax

Date

October 20, 2014

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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megmats

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

Dark green leaves with white strips down the middle

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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psuri

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

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

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rdm24

Date

June 13, 2010

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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rdm24

Date

September 13, 2012
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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.