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Nodding Ladies’ Tresses Orchid (Spiranthes cernua)

Ladies Tresses and the pond


While checking out the other wildflowers – we happened to come across these Nodding Ladies’ Tresses Orchid Spiranthes cernua!! They are such interesting looking Orchids with the flowers spinning around in spirals. The pictures tell it all!


Orchid Ladies Tresses up close

One response

  1. marygertrude kirsch

    I have a a pond and have also acquired a Spiranties orchid. I think it is ladies tresses It is covered with small flowers on many stems.Slight odor.I was told could plant around pond.I live in PA .I need to know wetherv it should be planted in water on a shelf in pond or in dirt around pond.I also have some pitcher plants..They are in water on shelf and are doing great. Thank you MGK

    3 October 2007 at 2:59 pm

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