Photos of Platanthera-leucophaea-~-prairie-fringed-orchid

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Platanthera leucophaea ~ prairie fringed orchid



Platanthera-leucophaea-~-prairie-fringed-orchid


Characteristics:

  • also known as eastern prairie fringed orchid, prairie white fringed orchid, and white fringed orchid

  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 10, Listed Federally as Endangered

  • very rare

  • wet prairies, open fens, and other wet open sites

  • also found in successional wetland fields with wetland dogwoods near Lake Erie

  • formerly known as Habenaria leucophaea

  • native



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