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fringed orchis

noun

  1. any of several American orchids of the genus Habenaria, having a cut, fringed lip.


fringed orchis

noun

  1. any orchid of the genus Habenaria , having yellow, white, purple, or greenish flowers with fringed petals See also purple-fringed orchid


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While making this portage I saw many splendid specimens of the great purple fringed orchis, three feet high.

Platanthera psycodes (small purple fringed orchis), very common, East Branch and Chesuncook, 1853.

Platanthera fimbriata (large purple fringed orchis), very common, West Branch and Umbazookskus, 1857.

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