We find coral roots, except for this striped species, faithful companions that reward those that closely scan the pine-needle floors throughout the wilderness areas of the Pacific Northwest. (more…)
Although Twayblades are not uncommon (especially for an orchid), (more…)
We stumbled across this fen of Ladies Tress orchids in the moist alpine meadows of Mt. Hood’s north side in late August. (more…)
This rare orchid is a special treat if you can find it. (more…)
Much like Spotted Coral Root, only without the spots, this plant is sometime called “Western Coral Root”. (more…)
This rare, endangered plant is only found in the rich soils of shady pacific northwest forests. (more…)
This so called “saprophyte” of the orchid family is the most common of some 15 types of coral root in North America.
So named because of the root’s (actually a clump of rhizomes) resemblance to a piece of coral.