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phantom orchid

May 7, 2015 • Dog Mountain Trail • Skamania County, Washington

Coordinates: 45.70257,-121.70842 (click for map)
phantom orchid (Cephalanthera austiniae (Eburophyton austiniae)) [Dog Mountain Trail, Skamania County, Washington]
Filename: 20150507-174209.jpg 2286x3048 pixels, ISO 400, f4.0 @ 1/80 sec
Cephalanthera austiniae (Eburophyton austiniae)

At first I thought this was an albino coralroot, but it seems that it's probably a phantom orchid... which is normally very rare, but apparently not on Dog Mountain, because I see it there every spring.

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