Usually leafless and completely buried in debris or moss as a white mass of roots in the litter, plants lack chlorophyll even in the leaf.
Translucent white, usually red flecked, with long thin petals and sepals.
July - September.
Deep litter and debris; often with C. trilobus or C. cheesemanii. Widespread.
Naturally uncommon, although can be locally common.
Easily confused with C. cheesemanii in fruit. Best located in November or December when the leafless seed heads are above ground. These can be marked and revisited the following season.
Generally leafless, with white flower buried in the surface litter.