This woodland plant is found in the eastern one-third portion of North America. When you can identify it, leave a comment with the common and scientific names. Also, share any personal connection you may have with this plant.
ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Large whorled pogonia (Isotria verticillata)
Also, read the blog post and watch the plant portrait video for Large whorled pogonia (Isotria verticillata).