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McAdoo, David R.
Corallorhiza odontorhiza (Willd.) Poir.
Autumn coralroot, Late coralroot, Fall coral root, Late southern coral root, Small coral root, Small-flowered coral root, Chicken toe, Turkey claw, Dragon's claw, Fever root, Crawley root, Crawley
Synonym(s): Corallorrhiza odontorhiza
USDA Symbol: COOD7
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Corallorhiza odontorhiza has flowers less than 1/5 of an inch (5 mm) long, appearing from late August to October.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green , Purple , Brown
, WV Canada: ON
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Weird-looking rootless plant, perhaps a fungus
August 23, 2008
While out it my backyard (i.e. the Black Hills of South Dakota), I spotted a weird-looking rootless plant (I think it may be a fungus) growing beneath the Ponderosa Pines. It was the only one in the a...
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Record Last Modified: 2012-07-24
Research By: TWC Staff