They caught my attention
Popping up under pine trees in my front yard
Reminiscent of wild orchids I found as a child walking through hardwood forests of Northeast Pennsylvania
I thought I must be mistaken
Unfortunately I was correct
Unfortunately because these orchids are an introduced species brought to America as a medicinal plant which escaped those early gardens and now proliferate woodlands
Careful what you wish for I’ve read they could become a gardeners worst nightmare!
Check out this link to learn more: Homeowners Battling a Weedy Orchid