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Connecticut Plants
Wide-leaved Ladies'-tresses (Shining Ladies'-tresses)
Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eat.) Ames
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: moist woods, marshes, and wet shores, especially in limy soil
  • Height: 4-10 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long
  • Flower color: white with a bright yellow or yellow-orange mark on the lip petal
  • Flowering time: May to July
  • Origin: native
Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eat.) Ames
Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eat.) Ames