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Cephalanthera austiniae  (phantom orchid)

Photo of Cephalanthera austiniae by <a href="http://www.blake.hailmail.net">Dane Springmeyer</a>
© Dane Springmeyer (Photo ID #4725)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Blakely Island, WA, USA Photographer Dane Springmeyer
Habitat Douglas Fir / Western Red Cedar / Western Hemlock forest  
Photo Date June 23, 2005 Upload Date September 09, 2005
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 4725
Notes This single flower was growing at the forest edge along a residential road on the Northwest side of the island. Soon after flowering the plant was snipped mid-stem, perhaps by a browsing deer. It was growing in an area where the sapling coniferous trees were heavily stunted by browsing.

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