Corallorhiza striata seeds (Striped coralroot orchid)

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PNW terrestrial orchid.  Each flower is uniquely marked with its own pattern of stripes.  It possesses no chlorophyll so it relies entirely upon its symbiotic relationship with ectomychorrhial Russulaceae

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Description

PNW terrestrial orchid.  Lovely purple stripes on a creamy white background. It possesses no chlorophyll so it relies entirely upon its symbiotic relationship with ectomychorrhial Russulaceae (

Though common throughout North America, its easy to overlook this knee high beauty that can have as many as 40 blooms on a stem.  Prefers dry open conifer forest with sparse underbrush of Mahonia and Gaultheria.

Seeds will be packed in a vial. Decant seeds using a natural bristle brush to place onto medium substrate.

https://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Corallorhiza%20striata

  • Seed Count: + 100
  • Collection Date: Sept 2020
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Height and Width: 45cm x 10cm
  • Germination test type: n/a
  • Family: Orchidaceae

How to germinate Corallorhizae orchids:

Seeds are like dust as the embryo has no cotyledons and must rely on symbiotoic Russulaceae mychorrhizae for nutrition.  I am seeking information from an orchid specialist on how to.  Stay tuned.

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Weight 2 g

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