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Corallorhiza striata var. vreelandii

Corallorhiza striata Lindl. var. vreelandii (Rydb.) L.O. Williams

Vreeland's Coral Root, Vreeland's Coralroot

Orchidaceae (Orchid family)

Synonym(s): Corallorhiza bigelovii, Corallorrhiza bigelovii, Corallorrhiza striata var. vreelandii


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

Mycotrophic, obtaining nutrients not from photosynthesis but through mycorrhizal fungi.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Leaf: Plant has no leaves.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , TX , UT , WY
Canada: QC
Native Habitat: Terrestrial, growing in woodlands, swamps and floodplains.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 35 - Go Orchids (2019) North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC)

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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