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Plant Details

Goodyera pubescens

Downy Rattlesnake-orchid, Downy Rattlesnake-plantain

Scientific Name:

Goodyera pubescens

Common Name:

Downy Rattlesnake-orchid, Downy Rattlesnake-plantain

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

.1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

Dry to moist forests and woodlands (Weakley 2015). Common throughout NC.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Plant

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Budding Plant

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Blooming Plant

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© David R. McAdoo

Blooms

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Blooms Against Dark Background

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© David R. McAdoo

Plant with seed pod spike

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Martha Baskin

Seed Pods

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Martha Baskin

G. repens - G. pubescens Compariosn

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David McAdoo - Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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