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Goodyera repens.
Goodyère rampante.
Creeping lady's tresses.

Another orchid trying to escape the eyes. It flowers relatively late (from mid-June to July) and in more or less dense undergrowth in conifer stands. It reproduces mainly by emitting stolons and most often measures about ten centimeters. The stem is hairy, the white flowers also provided with a kind of hairiness hardly open and are nectariferous. The rounded leaves are generally evergreen (so we can spot stations even in winter) and have branched veins (and not aligned like other French orchids). 

It will be found mainly in the Alps but sporadically in other regions possibly displaced together with young softwood shoots. 

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