Broad-leaved helleborine: A weedy orchid invading lawns and flowerbeds

Broad-leaved helleborine (Epipactis helleborine) is quickly becoming a problem for gardeners and landscapers this spring. We have had multiple samples submitted to Michigan State University Plant & Pest Diagnostics. This plant is in the orchid family, Orchidaceae, and is sometimes referred to as a “weedy” orchid. It was intentionally introduced from Europe and is spreading […]