The orchid I was waiting for, downy rattlesnake plantain (aka Goodyera pubescens), has stared blooming. Only the lowest flower on the spike is open. It’s about a quarter of an inch wide.


Yeah, okay, so it isn’t much to look at. Still, it’s an orchid, and that’s good enough for me.

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