Adam and Eve Orchid (Putty Root) (Flowers)

Photo of Adam and Eve orchid flowers

Flowers arise on a bare stem and are light to dark brown and about ½ inch long. They are sometimes slightly purple toward the base of the 3 sepals and petals. The lip is small, white, with 3 lobes and magenta markings. The leaves of this orchid wither away by flowering time in May and June.

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