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Corallorhiza maculata - Raf.

Common Name Summer Coralroot
Family Orchidaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats On leaf mold in woods. Moist to dry coniferous and deciduous woods, and conifer plantations, often in florests with little other herbaceous cover at elevations of 0 - 3700 metres[270].
Range N. America - Nova Scotia to British Columbia, south to Florida, New Mexico and California.
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Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Corallorhiza maculata Summer Coralroot


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Corallorhiza maculata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in). It is in flower from June to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Flies.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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An infusion of the plant has been used as a lotion in the treatment of ringworm and skin diseases[257]. An infusion of the dried, whole plant bits has been used in the treatment of colds[257]. A decoction of the stalks has been used to 'build up the blood' of people suffering from pneumonia[257].

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Corallorhiza odontorhizaAutumn CoralrootPerennial0.4 -  LMHSNDM02 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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