fringed orchid


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fringed orchid

or fringed orchis
n.
Any of various orchids of the genus Platanthera, having variously colored flowers with a fringed lip and a spurred base.
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Noun1.fringed orchid - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lipfringed orchid - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Habenaria, Habenaria - chiefly terrestrial orchids with tubers or fleshy roots often having long slender spurs and petals and lip lobes; includes species formerly placed in genus Gymnadeniopsis
Habenaria albiflora, white fringed orchid, white fringed orchis - bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers
Habenaria fimbriata, purple-fringed orchid, purple-fringed orchis - North American orchid similar to Habenaria psycodes with larger paler flowers
Habenaria hookeri, Hooker's orchid - a long-spurred orchid with base leaves and petals converging under the upper sepal
green fringed orchis, Habenaria lacera, ragged orchid, ragged orchis, ragged-fringed orchid - fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerated
Habenaria leucophaea, prairie orchid, prairie white-fringed orchis - orchid of boggy or wet lands of north central United States having racemes of very fragrant creamy or greenish white flowers
Habenaria nivea, snowy orchid - slender fringed orchid of eastern North America having white flowers
Habenaria peramoena, purple fringeless orchid, purple fringeless orchis - orchid of northeastern and alpine eastern North America closely related to the purple fringed orchids but having rosy-purple or violet flowers with denticulate leaf divisions
Habenaria psycodes, purple-fringed orchid, purple-fringed orchis - North American orchid with clusters of fragrant purple fringed flowers
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A 20-year record of the western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara): population dynamics and modeling of precipitation effects.
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The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara) is North Dakota's only federally listed threatened plant.
The prairie fringed orchid's flowers are fragrant only at night, and pollinia are picked up by the proboscises of hawkmoths as they ingest nectar.
One of Manitoba's most spectacular and beautiful native orchids, the western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara (Sheviak & Bowles)), is also a relative newcomer to the province's list of plants.
Evidence for pollination ecotypes in the yellow fringed orchid, Platanthera ciliaris.
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A partnership of stakeholders and the Fish and Wildlife Service's Chicago Ecological Services Field Office took root over 10 years ago and has blossomed into an active recovery program for the eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea).