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Showy Orchis

SHOWY ORCHIS
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
 
 
Showy Orchis
Note the fluid in the spur
Showy Orchis

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