Delaware Wildflowers • Months

Autumn Coralroot
Corallorrhiza odontorhiza
Orchidaceae — Orchid family
Rare native
Autumn Coralroot
These flowers are cleistogamous; they pollinate themselves and do not open.

Autumn Coralroot
The plants are about 4" tall; the flowers about 1/4" long.

August 2009

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