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Scientific Name: Epipactis helleborine
Common Name: Epipactis
Common Name: Orchidaceae
Locale: Rural Roadside
Specific Region: Adirondacks, NY
Description: Close-up of the flowers. Epipactis helleborine is the only non-native 'weedy' orchid in the Northeast. It often grows along rural roadsides in rich woodland soils. It is not as picky as most Orchidaceae about where it grows. The roots are the parts used as medicine. Photo ©2017 7Song. All rights reserved.
Date: August 9, 2004
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