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Coefficient of Wetness:
A very distinctive orchid, the winter-green leaf (as in Aplectrum) withering in spring, before the somewhat asymmetrical greenish or yellowish (marked with purplish) flowers mature in the summer, the rhizome with a series of tubers. The persistent old fruiting stalk may be found with a well-developed leaf at the base.
MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 22, 2018. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1848.