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  Corallorhiza striata Lindl. var. striata image
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Family Orchidaceae
Corallorhiza striata Lindl. var. striata
hooded coralroot, striped coralroot
Corallorhiza: from the Greek korallion, "coral," and rhiza, "root," for the coral-shaped roots
striata: striped
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-18" tall forb, no chlorophyll, stout, purple to dark red
Flower: 6-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long; lip not lobed and either purple, yellow or striped; petals and sepals either reddish or white to yellowish with 3-5 purple stripes and purple edges; inflorescence a 2"-8" terminal, spike-like cluster (raceme) resembling a "candy cane" with 7-25 stalked flowers; blooms May-July
Habitat: moderate moisture; cool, coniferous forests
(Glossary)

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Corallorhiza macraei A.Gray

         
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