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Flora and Fauna | NW Life | Oregon

Grande Ronde Wildflowers

OPB | Feb. 12, 2014 5:42 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 13, 2014 3:27 p.m.

In 1993, former Eastern Oregon University agronomist Andy Huber began acquiring land in the Grande Ronde Valley to create a non-profit native plant reserve. Along with restoring the land and propagating native seeds, Andy’s site is also the only US site where Mountain Lady’s Slipper orchids are grown from seed. We visit along with the Oregon Orchid Society to see three native orchids in bloom.

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Videographer/Editor - Nicholas Fisher

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