showy orchis

Galearis spectabilis

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Galearis spectabilis (gay orchis, purple orchis, purple-hooded orchis, and showy orchis) is an orchid species of the genus Galearis. It is native to eastern Canada (Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick) and much of the eastern half of the United States (from southeastern Oklahoma east to eastern South Dakota and north to Maine and Minnesota).

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  1. (c) Dan and Raymond, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/11158528@N08/1083764070
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galearis_spectabilis

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