Hooded Lady's Tresses grows
in moist meadows and forests in the mountains and foothills. White flowers appear
in a fairly tight spike. The upper tepals (the white flower part) are fused, forming
The rare Ute Lady's Tresses (Spiranthes diluvialis) (not pictured) is
usually found at lower elevations. The upper tepals of Ute Lady's Tresses are
separate, united only at the base.