Listera [Twayblade Orchids]
All that is left of the beautiful Heart-leaved twayblade [Listera cordata].Coos County,N.H.9-10-18
Auricled twayblade's with seed pods with last year's flower stem and seed pods [Listera auriculata].Coos County,N.H.9-12-18
Southern twayblade [Listera australis].New York,6-3-17.A beautiful,delicate orchid,that I was afraid I would never get to see.
More Heart -leaved twayblade orchid [listera cordata].Pennsylvania,5-16-17.Orchids this small have small fly like insect [Fungus Gnat] that do the pollinating.I was fortunate to observe and photograph one flying from flower to flower the day I was there.
It never ceases to amaze me at the wonder and beauty on the forest floor.Like these beautiful and tiny jewels.The rare Heart -leaved twayblade orchid [listera cordata].Notice the green and red forms.a magnificent orchid!Pennsylvania,5-16-17
Listera smallii [Small's Twayblade].Huntingdon county,7-9-16.The rarest twayblade in north America.NATIONALLY SIGNIFICANT SPECIES.
Listera smallii.Huntingdon county,7-9-16
listera smallii.Huntingdon county,7-9-16
Listera auriculata [Auricled Twayblade].Coos county,N.H. 7-9-12
Listera auriculata.Coos county,N.H.7-6-15
Listera auriculata and habitat.Coos county,N.H. 9-9-15
Listera auriculata.Coos county,N.H. 7-2-15 through 7-14-15
Listera convallarioides [Broad-Lipped Twayblade].Coos county,N.H. 7-11-15
Listera convallarioides.Coos county,N.H.7-11-15
Listera cordata [Heart-Leaved Twayblade]Coos county,N.H. 7-11-15
Listera cordata.Coos county,N.H. 7-11-15