Southern Oval Ladies'-Tresses (Spiranthes ovalis)
This particular beauty stands out to me for its simple symmetry. Most Spiranthes orchids have flowers that spiral around the stalk (or spike) but this one carries its flowers in three almost vertical columns, with a slight spiral.
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- Contained in galleries
- Cranichideae, Cranichideae