Gay, or Spring Orchis.

Orchis spectabilis. Orchis Family. May - June.

Found in rich woods. New Brunswick to Georgia, west to Minnesota and Missouri.

Flowers

Magenta, lower lip almost white, 3 - 6 borne on stalk 4 - 12 inches high.

Leaves

2, broad, shining, from the base.

Showy Orchis.

Showy Orchis.