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Default Piperia transversa

I posted a similar native species a couple days ago. Here are both of them for comparison:

Piperia transversa, the Flat-spurred Piperia


Piperia elongata, the Long-spurred Piperia


And a link that shows all five our native Piperias:
Native Orchids of the Pacific Northwest and the Canadian Rockies: Washington's Five Piperias
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Thanks, Rosie. They are both wonderful, aren't they?
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Both are lovely - but I especially like the long spurs!
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Thanks, Sonya - they are really unusual, perhaps the most unusual of our native orchids.
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Here's another photo of P. transversa in situ:

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Native orchids have become almost more of an obsession with us than the orchids I grow.
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The flowers are amazing....the long spur is my favorite too....
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It's really lovely, isn't it?
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