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Connecticut Plants
Showy Orchis
Galearis spectabilis (L.) Raf.
  • Synonyms: Orchis spectabilis
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: rich woods (primarily beech and maple woods with limey soil), swamp margins
  • Height: 5-12 inches
  • Flower size: 1 inch long
  • Flower color: white and pink to lavender
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Galearis spectabilis (L.) Raf.
Galearis spectabilis (L.) Raf.
Galearis spectabilis (L.) Raf.