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  Listera cordata (L.) R.Br. var. cordata image
Photographer: R.K. Kupfer           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Jeff Hapeman

Jeff Hapeman

R.K. Kupfer

Robert H. Read
Family Orchidaceae
Listera cordata (L.) R.Br. var. cordata
heart-leaf twayblade
Listera: after Martin Lister (1638-1711), an English naturalist
cordata: heart-shaped
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-10" tall forb; stems smooth below but mostly fuzzy above the leaves
Flower: green to purplish-red, 6-parted, 1/8"-1/4" wide, lip divided to the middle or more; inflorescence a 3/4"-4" terminal, spike-like cluster (raceme) with up to 25 stalked flowers; blooms June-July
Leaf:single pair, broad, opposite, stalkless, near the middle of the stem, 1/3"-1" long, much shorter than the stalk of the inflorescence
Habitat: shady; wet; mossy conifer swamps
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Bifolium cordatum (L.) Nieuwl.
Diphryllum cordatum (L.) Kuntze
Neottia cordata (L.) Rich.
Ophrys cordata L.
Pollinirhiza cordata (L.) Dulac

         
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