Goodyera pubescens

Downy Rattlesnake-plantain



A member of the orchid family. Spikelets have small flowers blooming in summer. Much of the plant is covered in small hairs. Grows well in moist to dry forets with well drained, sandy soil.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Orchidaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Late July to early August
Fruit Timing:August to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic
Soil pH:5.5 to 6.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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