Goodyera pubescens (Downy Rattlesnake Plantain)

Goodyera pubescens

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: downy rattesnake plantain
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb

Goodyera pubescens, or downy rattlesnake plantain, is native to the eastern half of the United States. Contrary to its common name, the plant is actually an orchid.

It grows in rich woodlands, both decidious and conifer.

In our yard, this grows in the Woodland Area.

Our growing score: 5

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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