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Spotted Coralroot
Corallorhiza maculata

Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata) Other common names: Large Coralroot

Other scientific names: Cladorhiza maculata, Corallorhiza multiflora

French names: Corallorhize maculée

Family: Orchid Family (Orchidaceae)

Group: Orchids

Flowers: Summer;  Red/Pink;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: None

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 18   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: maculata: spotted

Photographs: 161 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata)

Spotted Coralroot plants are another of the very small orchid species.

Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata)

Here is an entire Spotted Coralroot plant. It's only a few inches tall.

Notice there are no leaves - or rather, more correctly, there is a single leaf sheathing the stem.

Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata)

Closeup of a Spotted Coralroot flower.

Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata)

Spotted Coralroot with flower buds.

Range map for Spotted Coralroot (Corallorhiza maculata)

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)