Category Archives: Orchids of Utah

Information on the indigenous Orchids of Utah.

Orchids of Utah

The “White Bog Orchid” is already up along the Catherine’s Pass trail. It is really dry up there. They won’t be blooming for long unless we get some rain! Bruce

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Orchid of Utah – sighting

Corralorhiza maculata. Sandi was on a hike Wednesday 6th June up Little Cottonwood Canyon and spotted a group of 16 plants of the spotted coral root orchid…..should still be good this weekend At the mouth of the canyon on the … Continue reading

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Orchids of Utah Update – May & June 2012

I checked for Platanthera dilatata and Calypso bulbosa (see May & June Blooming Orchids of Utah for both Platanthera dilatata and Calypso bulbosa) at milepost 16 on the Mirror Lake highway above Kamas on May 28. Not yet. Jim C.

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May & June Blooming Orchids of Utah

Here is some information on native orchids that bloom in May and June. Cypripedium parviflorum (Ladies Slipper) At one time this orchid was found in many locations in Utah. Today l only know of one location where this orchid grows … Continue reading

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July Blooming Native Orchids of Utah

A most spectacular native orchid hike is the Lake Blanch Mill B South Trail (L B Mill B) which begins in the lower S-Turn in Big Cottonwood canyon. The best time to go is the weekend nearest to July 15th. … Continue reading

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August Blooming Orchids of Utah

The blooming season is starting to wind down. The following is the blooming activity for August. Spiranthes diluvialis (Ute Ladies Tresses) This species is a listed threatened species under the Federal Endangered Species Act. The species has been collected/recorded from … Continue reading

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