Spiranthes romanzoffiana
Ladies' Tresses
A Colorado Native Montane to Subalpine Species
Orchidaceae or Orchid Family
8-10 inches tall - white
Full sun to part shade
Wet, humusy soil
Mid-Summer
Propagate by seed
Photo by Klaus Hendrix

Ladies' Tresses is another Colorado terrestrial orchid. Its flowers are arranged in a slight spiral on the 8-10" stalk. Site Ladies' Tresses in full sun (cool-summer climates) to light shade in constantly moist, fertile soil.