Galearis Spectabilis

Galearis spectabilis (Gay orchis, Purple orchis, Purple-hooded orchis, and Showy orchis; syn. Galeorchis spectabilis (L.) Rydb., Orchis spectabilis L.) is a orchid species of the Orchis genus. It is native to North America, with a range covering the eastern regions of the United States and Canada, as well as the Great Plains.

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Galearis Spectabilis - Description
... Galearis spectabilis can be found in eastern mesic deciduous woodlands ... spectabilis begins growth in spring, producing one to two oval, fleshy basal leaves from a rhizome, which persist throughout summer ... spectabilis flowers also provide pollinators a nectar reward which collects at the base of the spur ...