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Corallorhiza odontorhiza (Willd.) Poir.
Autumn Coralroot
Orchidaceae — Orchid family
Rare native
Corallorhiza odontorhiza
These flowers are cleistogamous; they pollinate themselves and do not open.

Corallorhiza odontorhiza
The plants are about 4 inches tall.

August 2009

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Photos copyright David G. Smith

Information from the Delaware Flora Checklist used with author's permission.

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