This is a plant we found for the first time today. We live near an area that contains a vernal pool and frequently floods but never drains out. In 10 years, I've never seen this plant before.

Can anyone help identify it?

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  • can you provide a picture of the leaf? It looks familiar... – kevinsky Sep 22 '13 at 0:11

It's a lady's tresses orchid (Spiranthes) of some sort. Perhaps S. ovalis?

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Spiranthes ochroleuca , yellow ladies'-tresses

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  • Hi, can you give us more information on how you identified this plant? – kevinsky Sep 9 '18 at 15:35

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