Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Aplectrum hyemale (Muhl. ex Willd.) Torr.
Puttyroot
Orchidaceae — Orchid family
Rare native
Aplectrum hyemale
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
May 2007
Aplectrum hyemale
Flint Woods
May 2006
Aplectrum hyemale
Aplectrum hyemale
The plant is only about a foot high.

Aplectrum hyemale
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
May 2012
Aplectrum hyemale
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
April 2013
Aplectrum hyemale
Aplectrum hyemale
Woodlawn Tract
January 2015
Aplectrum hyemale
The developing flower stalk is visibly at left.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
May 2015

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