Creeping Lady's Tresses (Goodyera repens)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 4 - 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Capsule containing numerous tiny seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees

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