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R. W. Smith
Rich deciduous forests, usually mesic beech-maple stands, occasionally swampy or relatively dry forests.
A familiar wildflower, reaching the peak of its blooming a week or more earlier than D. canadensis when the two grow together in the same or nearby forests, as they often do. The distinctive basal bulblets, crowded in a large bulb-like assemblage, owe their pink color to copious minute red dots. These dots are rarely absent, leaving the bulblets white.