Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Corallorhiza trifida Châtel. image
Photographer: R.K. Kupfer           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Jeff Hapeman

Jeff Hapeman

Kurt Stüber

R.K. Kupfer

R.K. Kupfer

Matthew L. Wagner
Family Orchidaceae
Corallorhiza trifida Châtel.
early coralroot, northern coralroot, yellow coralroot
Corallorhiza: from the Greek korallion, "coral," and rhiza, "root," for the coral-shaped roots
trifida: three-cleft
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb, no chlorophyll, yellowish to greenish
Flower: yellowish to greenish, 6-parted, 3/8" wide, lip with small side lobes below the middle, white and sometimes with purple spots; inflorescence a 3/4"- 3" terminal, spike-like cluster (raceme) with 5-15 stalked flowers; blooms May-July
Habitat: moist to wet; woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Corallorhiza corallorhiza (L.) H.Karst.
Corallorhiza innata R.Br.
Corallorhiza innata R.Br. var. virescens Farr
Corallorhiza trifida Châtel. var. trifida
Corallorhiza trifida Châtel. var. verna (Nutt.) Fernald
Corallorhiza trifida Châtel. var. virescens (Farr) Fernald
Corallorhiza verna Nutt.
Corallorhiza wyomingensis Hellm. & K.Hellm.

         
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