Rattle Snake Plantain (Goodyera pubescens)


This small perennial orchid produces a low rosette of evergreen basal leaves. Individual leaves are 1½-2½” long and ¾-1½” across; they are ovate or broadly elliptic and smooth along their margins. There are 5-7 primary veins per leaf; they are parallel. These veins are interconnected through a network of secondary veins.