showy orchis


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Related to showy orchis: Orchis spectabilis
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Noun1.showy orchis - North American orchid having a spike of violet-purple flowers mixed with whiteshowy orchis - North American orchid having a spike of violet-purple flowers mixed with white; sepals and petals form a hood
orchis - any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes
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Unique fenced treatment species, such as Michigan lily (Lilium michiganense), showy orchis (Orchis spectabilis), and may-apple (Podophyllum peltatum) had a higher mean C than did unique browsed treatment species, which also included more non-natives.
Both those successful but less desirable species, and the more sensitive species, such as white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) and showy orchis, should be monitored for long-term changes in abundance.
From mid-April into early May, jack-in-the-pulpit, showy orchis, and expanses of phacelia are among the most breathtaking bloomers.