can someone id this funky groundcover?

hoorayfororganicAugust 19, 2007

it was found in eastern Massachusetts in a forest

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forgot - you can use the pine needles for scale

    Bookmark   August 19, 2007 at 7:32AM
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Downy Rattlesnake Orchid, Goodyera pubescens. It is a native orchid.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2007 at 8:26AM
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cynandjon(Z 5/6)

Its beautiful.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2007 at 11:06PM
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Unusual for Mass. Good to hear though. I saw it all over the place when I hiked the Appalachian trail in Tennessee. I bought some for my garden this year.It it survives in MAss I probably don't have to worry about the winter in Ohio.

    Bookmark   August 30, 2007 at 9:33AM
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