Corallorrhiza trifida Chitelain
FamilyOrchidaceae — APG family: Orchidaceae
SynonymsOphrys corallorrhiza L., Corallorrhiza innata R. Br.
DescriptionRhizome coral-like, brittle, pale, lacking roots; scape yellowish-green, with long, brown sheaths; raceme few-flowered, lax; flowers erect; the fruit reflexed; sepal brownish-green; lip white, with red or purplish spots, notched at tip, and with pair of conspicuous basal lobes.
EcologyWet places, woods, bogs, in mountains to about 900 meters. Described from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.