Platanthera huronensis
(Lake Huron Bog Orchid)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Lake Huron Bog Orchid, Lake Huron Bog Green Orchid, Green Bog Orchid, Tall Northern Bog Orchid, Huron Green Orchid
    Synonyms: Habenaria huronensis
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - August
    Status: Native

Platanthera huronensis, or Lake Huron Bog Orchid, is native to the Great Lakes states, and also the Rocky Mountain area, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast. It is a perennial, that grows in wet areas, like bogs, fens and lakeshores. It blooms in mid summer, with greenish yellow flowers that are very fragrant.

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