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Photos from the SeineRiver in South-Winnipeg on 2008-Aug22:
Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): plant with buds+flowers+pods Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): flowers Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): flowers Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): flowers closer Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): flower Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine): plant with pods Rainbow:
-- note: this orchid species has never been reported in Manitoba, not until these 7 plants were found recently on the banks of the Seine River in southern Winnipeg by Paul Mutch of the City of Winnipeg Naturalist Services Branch while carrying out a plant survey along the Seine River;  he recognized it as an orchid and asked Lorne Heshka to identify it;  native to Europe, this species has been present in Eastern North America for some time, also on the west coast and a few other isolated locations;  see the FNA's Distribution Map for this species.