Platanthera blephariglottis

White fringed orchid

Photographed CT, USA, 10 August 2004 

Image number 300704ds32

The White fringed orchid is another one of America's spectacular orchids, it stands up to 48 " (120 cm) tall with wide leaves and a magnificent flower spike. The flowers are snow white.  It is widely distributed and normally found in seasonally wet acidic areas or bogs, often in association with Sundews, Venus fly traps and Pitcher plants.


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