can someone id this funky groundcover?

hoorayfororganicAugust 19, 2007

it was found in eastern Massachusetts in a forest

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

forgot - you can use the pine needles for scale

    Bookmark   August 19, 2007 at 7:32AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Downy Rattlesnake Orchid, Goodyera pubescens. It is a native orchid.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2007 at 8:26AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cynandjon(Z 5/6)

Its beautiful.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2007 at 11:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Nut identification
A women on my postal route has a tree that I thought...
Jack in the Pulpit Propagation
A youth group cleaned my garden and clipped three JITP...
when to transplant lily of the valley
I bought a couple of half gallon (I think) pots of...
mountain laurel (kalmia latifolia)
I have a shrub in my backyard and have determined it...
What to Do with Wild Brambles?
In my wooded areas, I have a lot of brambles, mostly...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™