Delaware Wildflowers • Colors

Cranefly Orchid
Tipularia discolor
Orchidaceae — Orchid family
Native
Cranefly Orchid
Middle Run Valley Natural Area
August 2003
Cranefly Orchid
This shows the fruit and leaves of the plant.  The leaves appear after the flowers, last through the winter, and die before the next year's flowers bloom.
Iron Hill Museum
November 2005
Cranefly Orchid
Dying leaves.
Killens Pond State Park
May 2013
Cranefly Orchid
Cranefly Orchid
Cranefly Orchid
Cranefly Orchid
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
August 2014

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