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  Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf. image
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Family Orchidaceae
Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf.
spotted coralroot, summer coralroot
Corallorhiza: from the Greek korallion, "coral," and rhiza, "root," for the coral-shaped roots
maculata: Latin for "spotted" or "mottled"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-20" tall forb, no chlorophyll; brownish, yellowish, pinkish-purple to purplish
Flower: brown to purple, 6-parted, 1/2" wide, lip with small side lobes below the middle, large, white, spotted with purple; inflorescence a 2"-6" terminal, spike-like cluster (raceme) with 10-40 stalked flowers; blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:a few clasping scales
Habitat: dry to moist; woods, forests
(Glossary)

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