twayblade


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Synonyms for twayblade

orchid having a pair of ovate leaves and a long slender raceme of green flowers sometimes tinged red-brown

an orchid of the genus Liparis having a pair of leaves

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During their two-day botanical hunt, the group felt fortunate and thrilled to have seen seventeen different species of orchids, from the small twayblade, Listera australis, to the large and regal lady's-slipper, Cypripedium reginae.
Ophrys cordata (L.): Heart-Leaved, Lesser or Double-Leaf Twayblade; Twayblade Orchid
While the wet weather has been good for mosses and plants such as early gentian, bee orchids, twayblade, pyramidal and common spotted orchids, the Trust said the list of losers is much longer.
Liparis liliifolia (L.) Rich.: (+); Large Twayblade or Mauve Sleekwort; rare; woody old field along west fence; BSUH 12342.
The abundant plant life includes agrimony, Dyer's greenweed, St John's wort, adder's-tongue fern, cowslip and common twayblade, as well as early purple orchid, common spotted orchid, bee orchid, and greater butterfly orchid, which occur in glades in the scrub.
Loesel's Twayblade. Found by Homoya in Jackson County on the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge (1990).
It is mainly a patchwork of blanket bog and heather on rolling hills, with many rare plants such as the cloudberry - a mountain blackberry - and the lesser twayblade. Breeding birds include the black grouse, red grouse, curlew and merlin.
The area supports a rich variety of plants such as agrimony, dyer's greenweed, St John's wort, adder's-tongue fern, cowslip, and common twayblade, as well as early purple orchid, common spotted orchid, bee orchid, and greater butterfly orchid.