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Plant Details

Goodyera pubescens

Downy Rattlesnake Plantain

Scientific Name:

Goodyera pubescens

Common Name:

Downy Rattlesnake Plantain

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

.1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

State Rank:

S5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in NC (*)

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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