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Anacamptis pyramidalisPyramidal OrchidOrchidaceaeOrchis pyramidalis.21
Aplectrum hyemalePutty Root, Adam and eveOrchidaceae 01
Bletilla striataHyacinth Orchid, Urn orchid, Hyacinth Bletilla, Hardy Orchid, Chinese Ground OrchidOrchidaceaeBletia hyacinthina.03
Bulbophyllum inconspicuum Orchidaceae 01
Calypso bulbosaFairyslipperOrchidaceaeC. borealis. Cytherea bulbosa.21
Corallorhiza maculataSummer CoralrootOrchidaceae 01
Corallorhiza odontorhizaAutumn CoralrootOrchidaceae 02
Cypripedium acauleNerve Root, Moccasin flower, Ladyslipper Orchid, Pink Lady's SlipperOrchidaceae 03
Cypripedium calceolus parviflorumNerve RootOrchidaceaeC. parviflorum.03
Cypripedium calceolus pubescensNerve RootOrchidaceaeC. flavescens. C. pubescens. Willd. C. parviflorum pubescens.03
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