Great Plains Lady’s Tresses grows on our dry bluff prairies. The plants have basal leaves which come out in early summer, but wither by the time flowering starts in early fall. The flowers have a wonderful scent – it smells to me like Lily of the Valley, or vanilla.
7/26/2009 Flowers not quite open
9/13/2004 Blooming in Corner View Prairie with Gray Goldenrod, Silky Aster, and Sumac