white fringed orchid


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Noun1.white fringed orchid - bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowerswhite fringed orchid - bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers
fringed orchid, fringed orchis - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
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At that time, the orchid was called the prairie white fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea (Nutt.) Lindley).
A number of other species are considered threatened in one country and either threatened or endangered in the other, including the sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliaea), marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus), northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina), roseate tern (Sterna dougallii douglallii), western prairie white fringed orchid (Plantanthera praeclara), and golden paintbrush (Castilleja levisecta).
Sheyenne National Grassland Allotment data sheets for allotments containing prairie white fringed orchid. Custer Natl.