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    • Goodyera oblongifolia
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    • Western rattlesnake plantain
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brewbooks

Date

April 21, 2014 12:26 PM PDT

Description

Goodyera oblongifolia (western rattlesnake plantain)

The foliage is very distinct. the tiny orchid flowers won't be up until about July.
Washington Park, Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington

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What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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buzzbee

Date

April 3, 2014 06:15 PM PDT

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What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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richleighton

Date

September 3, 2013 12:49 PM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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boschniakia

Date

March 28, 2014 04:46 PM PDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

Observer

brewbooks

Date

May 31, 2008 11:35 AM PDT

Description

Goodyera oblongifolia
Rattlesnake plantain, western rattlesnake plantain, green-leaf rattlesnake-plantain
Orchidaceae
Burke Herbarium link

Some additional info from the Washington Native Orchid Society www.wanativeorchids.com/Goodyera/index.html

Is it better to give than receive? A stable isotope
perspective to orchid-fungal carbon transport in the green orchid species Goodyera repens and G. oblongifolia by Nicole A. Hynson, Katja Preiss & Gerhard Gebauer describes how myco-hetertrophy is measured, it is technical but quite fascinating
opus.ub.uni-bayreuth.de/volltexte/2009/633/pdf/Diss.pdf#p...

Duckabush River Trail No. 803
Olympic National Forest
Jefferson County, Washington, USA

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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botanygirl

Date

October 7, 2013 03:00 PM EDT

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elfaulkner

Date

August 17, 2011

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What

Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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belinda

Date

October 21, 2013 01:14 PM PDT

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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jonathanwitkop

Date

September 7, 2013

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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kfsaylor

Date

September 7, 2013

Place

Bandon, Or (Google, OSM)

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Western rattlesnake plantain Goodyera oblongifolia

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james3

Date

August 10, 2013
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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.