Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Galearis spectabilis (L.) Raf.
(Orchis spectabilis)
Showy Orchis
Orchidaceae — Orchid family
Uncommon native
Galearis spectabilis
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
May 2004
Galearis spectabilis
Brandywine Creek State Park
May 2007
Galearis spectabilis
Mudstone Branch
May 2002
Galearis spectabilis
Iron Hill
April 2010
Galearis spectabilis
White Clay Creek State Park -- Thompson Station Road
April 2012
Galearis spectabilis
White Clay Creek State Park -- Possum Hill
May 2014
Galearis spectabilis
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
May 2015


Highly recommended: Angelyn Whitmeyer's showy orchis photos and video.

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