|Orchis spectabilis||Orchid Family||Orchidaceae|
|May - June||infrequent|
Description: From 3 to 10 inches tall. A pair of basal leaves, large, glossy and oval, sheathing the stem at the base. The hood of the flower varies from purple to pinkish , while the lip and spur are white. Slight fragrance.
Location: Rich Woods
Note the fluid in the spur
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