|Flower Season:||mid winter to early spring|
Neottia bifolia (Raf.) Baumbach syn. Listera australis is a winter spring ephemeral species found west to Texas and northwest to Arkansas, southeast to Florida and northeast to North Carolina. This terrestrial species, with a fleshy root system, blooms from late December to March depending on the latitude, altitude, and season in the areas where the species occurs. These specimens are in Gadsden County, Florida. Photos by Alani Davis.