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Purple Twayblade
Liparis liliifolia

Purple Twayblade (Liparis liliifolia) French names: liparis feuilles de lis

Family: Orchid Family (Orchidaceae)

Group: Orchids

Flowers: Spring;  Red/Pink;  Irregular flowers

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Photographs: 2 photographs on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Purple Twayblade (Liparis liliifolia) plant
Photograph by Russ Jones

An entire Purple Twayblade plant, with a hand for size.

Purple Twayblade (Liparis liliifolia) flowers
Photograph by Russ Jones

This orchid grows in the forest, and is quite uncommon in Ontario.