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Corallorhiza striata var. striata (Hooded coralroot)
Smith, R.W.

Corallorhiza striata var. striata

Corallorhiza striata Lindl. var. striata

Hooded Coralroot

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Corallorhiza ochroleuca, Corallorhiza striata var. flavida, Corallorhiza striata var. ochroleuca, Corallorrhiza ochroleuca, Corallorrhiza striata var. flavida, Corallorrhiza striata var. ochroleuca, Corallorrhiza striata var. striata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

The orchids of genus Corallorhiza have no chlorophyll and are mycoheterotrophic; that is, they utilize fungi to parasitize the roots of other plants.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Brown


USA: CA , CO , ID , MI , MN , MT , ND , NY , OR , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB

Additional resources

USDA: Find Corallorhiza striata var. striata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Corallorhiza striata var. striata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Corallorhiza striata var. striata


Record Modified: 2016-03-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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