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Heartleaf Twayblade

This orchid has a slender stalk with alternating greenish or purplish red flowers.The flowers have a bulb with narrow petals. The leaves are two opposite heart shaped leaves along the stem. It loves shady, damp and marshy areas in coniferous or mixed forests.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Neottia cordata
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Marshy, wet areas
Other Names:

Heart-leaved Twayblade, Lesser Twayblade

Habitat:Alpine, Subalpine