Spiranthes cernua: Nodding Ladies’ Tresses
Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail; Bear Creek Lake State Park: near beach
Bloom Period: August–September
Habitat: Meadows, sandy, damp, acidic soil, open areas
- Leaves narrow and mostly basal.
- Twisted spike of flowers.
- Very common orchid; most common of Spiranthes orchids.