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Goodyera oblongifolia Raf.
Western rattlesnake plantain, Rattlesnake Plantain
Synonym(s): Goodyera decipiens, Goodyera oblongifolia var. reticulata, Peramium decipiens, Peramium menziesii
USDA Symbol: GOOB2
Rattlesnake Plantain is a member of the orchid family (family Orchidaceae). Orchids are perennial herbs with complicated, unusual and often beautiful flowers borne singly or in spikes, racemes, or branched clusters.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
, WY Canada: BC
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2013-06-21
Research By: TWC Staff