Spring coralroot (Corallorhiza wisteriana) — also called Arousing coralroot or Wister's Coralroot — is a species of coralroot orchid. It is widespread through much of Mexico as well as parts of the United States (Rocky Mountains, Appalachians, the Southeast, and the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys).
Spring Coralroot blooms as early as December in Florida through early spring in other parts of the country. The flowers generally only last a few hours.
This plant prefers leaf litter in woodland areas and is saprophytic.
- Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
- Biota of North America Program, distribution map
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- Hágsater, E. & M. Soto. 2003. Orchids of Mexico. Icones Orchidacearum (Mexico) 5–6: i–xxii, t. 501–t. 700.
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