Spiranthes cernua from Lisa in SC

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It is a small flowering plant next to Lake Oolenoy. White flowers, a single leaf at the bottom of the plant with a secondary leaf starting a short way up the stem. Photos 1 & 2 are the flowers photo 3 is the stem.

Hi Lisa,

this is a wild orchid called Ladies’-tresses. Spiranthes cernua.


Dr. Steven Hill, Botanist, SCNPS

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