Platanthera blephariglottis
(White Fringed Orchid)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: White Fringed Orchid, White Fringed Bog Orchid, White Fringed Orchis
    Synonyms: Blephariglotis blephariglottis, Habenaria blephariglottis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - July
    Status: Native

Platanthera blephariglottis, or White Fringed Orchid, is an orchid native to the eastern seaboard states, as well as Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. It is a perennial that grows in bogs and fens, and other areas with abundant sphagnum. It blooms in mid summer with white fringed flowers.

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