Whatsit #3 -- Pink sticks on N. Fk Tieton Tr

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Whatsit #3 -- Pink sticks on N. Fk Tieton Tr

Post by texasbb » July 26th, 2020, 11:45 am

Last one from the North Fork Tieton Trail in the last couple weeks.

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Re: Whatsit #3 -- Pink sticks on N. Fk Tieton Tr

Post by adamschneider » July 26th, 2020, 11:54 am

Coralroot. Probably "western" coralroot (Corallorhiza mertensiana): http://science.halleyhosting.com/nature ... /cmert.htm

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Re: Whatsit #3 -- Pink sticks on N. Fk Tieton Tr

Post by texasbb » July 27th, 2020, 6:45 am

Cool, it's an orchid! Wish I'd taken a close-up...the teeny little flowers do look like orchids.

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Re: Whatsit #3 -- Pink sticks on N. Fk Tieton Tr

Post by Openminded2 » August 3rd, 2020, 7:04 am

They are all around Timothy Lake as well. I got a bit closer though my photography skills need some help.
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