Missouri Orchids – Hexalectris spicata (crested coral root)

Hexalectris spicata
f/16, 1/2 sec., ISO-320, 234 mm focal length equivalent

This single stalk that bloomed in early August was found by the WGNSS Botany Group in Jefferson County, MO. Many thanks to John Oliver, Scott George and others who helped get me on this plant during the bloom.

Hexalectris spicata f/8, 1/100 sec., ISO-320, 20 mm focal length equivalent
Hexalectris spicata f/5.6, 1/6 sec., ISO-160, 234 mm focal length equivalent

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