Coral Root Orchids

a photo of coral root orchid
This spotted coral root orchid (Corralorhiza maculata) depends on
decomposing organic matter rather than on photosynthesis for its food.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Estes Park, CO 80517

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