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Hexalectris spicata

Hexalectris spicata (Walter) Barnhart

Spiked Crested Coralroot, Spiked Crested Coral Root

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

USDA Symbol: HESP3

Hexalectris spicata (Spiked crested coralroot) #46608

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Floyd
State: GA
Location Notes: Coosa Valley Prairies.
Accession date: 2015-11-11
Filename: A_C_IMG4015.JPG
Slide Index: 19827396338_1eb46b7f83_o.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of a flower. Photographer's note: This is spiked crested coralroot orchid. It is not very common in Georgia and this may be the first known occurrence of the the species in the northwest part of the State."
Date Taken: 2015-07-25
NPIN Image Id: 46608

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
Date: 2015-11-05

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