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Small Round-leaved Orchid
Galearis rotundifolia
(formerly Amerorchis rotundifolia)

Small Round-leaved Orchid (Galearis rotundifolia) Other common names: One-leaf Orchis, Round-leaved Orchis, Small Round-leaved Orchis

Other scientific names: Amerorchis rotundifolia, Orchis rotundifolia, Platanthera rotundifolia

French names: Orchis feuille ronde

Family: Orchid Family (Orchidaceae)

Group: Orchids

Flowers: White;  Irregular flowers

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 20   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: rotundifolia: round-leaved


Photographs: 1 photographs on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Small Round-leaved Orchid (Galearis rotundifolia) flowers
Photograph by Ryan LeBlanc

The beautiful flowers of Small Round-leaved Orchid!


Range map for Small Round-leaved Orchid (Galearis rotundifolia)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)