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09.27.2018 Late summer orchids

Ladies’ Tresses, in this case Nodding, are fairly small and you might not take them for an orchid on first notice. A closer look makes it more evident.  Earlier this month, while I was visiting the site where I find … Continue reading

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11.15.2014 Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

Steve Schwartzman posted a very nice image of his local Great Plains ladies’ tresses orchid (Spiranthes magnicamporum) and in our comments we mentioned this cousin species that I see locally.  I had not uploaded an image to the website but … Continue reading

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10.02.2013 Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

Here is a lovely little wild orchid (Spiranthes cernua for those who prefer the Latin) that grows in the wet meadow I like to visit in June for the Grass Pinks and Rose Pogonias.  It is a September bloomer and … Continue reading

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