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Last updated 3/6/2009 by David Giblin.
Corallorhiza mertensiana Bong.[FNA26, HC, HC2]
Pacific coralroot, western coralroot

Publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 165. 1832.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA26: "In the Pacific Northwest Corallorhiza mertensiana is largely sympatric with C. maculata and occasionally intergrades with it. It frequently forms large clumps."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Corallorhiza maculata (Raf.) Raf. ssp. mertensiana (Bong.) Calder & Roy L. Taylor
Corallorhiza purpurea L.O. Williams