(Linnaeus) R. Brown var. cordata Heart Leaved Twayblade
|Location||Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories. Circumboreal across the Canadian Shield. Also found on Bruce Peninsula.|
Found in wet coniferous woods and sphagnum bogs, usually in areas of calcareous bedrock. Responds well to "cold bottom" conditions.
|Flowering Season||Mid May to the beginning of July.|
Height 4.5 - 14 cm.
Look for plant in sun dappled openings in coniferous and mixed forests.
Orchids of Ontario
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