Photographer: R.K. Kupfer
Goodyera pubescens (Willd.) R.Br.
Goodyera: for John Goodyer (1592-1664)
pubescens: with soft, downy hair
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb; single, downy, stout stems with about 7 leaf-like bracts|
|Flower: ||white, 6-parted, 1/4"- 2/5" wide, beak of lip less than half as long as the body of the flower; inflorescence a 3 1/2" dense, cylindrical, spike-like cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms July-Aug.|
|Leaf:||basal, oval or lance-like to 2 1/2" long, stalked, downy; midrib dark green with 2 broad, white, side stripes and white netting|
|Habitat: ||dry; woods, forests|