Goodyera oblongifolia Raf.
Family: Orchidaceae
giant rattlesnake-plantain,  more...
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Etymology: Goodyera: for John Goodyer (1592-1664)
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-20" tall forb; stems stout, single; from creeping rhizomes
Leaves: basal, oblong, 2"-4" long; clasping, usually with only the midrib white
Flowers: white to greenish, 6-parted, 1/3" - 1/2" wide, beak of lip half or more as long as the body of flower; flower drawing inflorescence a 1-sided, 8"-16" tall, spike-like cluster (raceme) in a dense to loose spiral of stalked flowers; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: dry to moist; coniferous forests
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Mark Larocque  
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R.K. Kupfer  
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R.K. Kupfer  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Botanical Illustration  
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R.K. Kupfer  
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Merel R. Black  
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