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Default Western Spotted Coralroot

Without chlorophyll, leafless and living off decaying material in the soil.



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Cool - I find leafless plants so interesting
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We have a lot of them here in the Northwest, and not only orchids - maybe it's the climate.
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We have a lot of them here in the Northwest, and not only orchids - maybe it's the climate.
Are you implying that there may be a lack of sun?
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We don't always have a lot of sun:-) That's one downer involved in living here. They say, in fact, that the lack of sunshine is the reason we have the highest incidence of MS in the country.
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We don't always have a lot of sun:-) That's one downer involved in living here. They say, in fact, that the lack of sunshine is the reason we have the highest incidence of MS in the country.
oh wow - I have never heard that about MS
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The docs here usually advise people to take vitamin D.
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I think coralroot is so cool looking
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They are so unusual that even though the flowers are small we never pass them by.
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