purple-fringed orchid


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purple-fringed orchid

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purple-fringed orchis

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(Plants) either of two North American orchids, Habenaria psychodes or H. fimbriata, having purple fringed flowers
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Noun1.purple-fringed orchid - North American orchid with clusters of fragrant purple fringed flowerspurple-fringed orchid - North American orchid with clusters of fragrant purple fringed flowers
fringed orchid, fringed orchis - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
2.purple-fringed orchid - North American orchid similar to Habenaria psycodes with larger paler flowers
fringed orchid, fringed orchis - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
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Environmentally sensitive large purple-fringed orchids that once thrived in the shade struggled to compete.