white fringed orchid


white fringed orchid
noun
bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers
Hypernyms: ↑fringed orchis, ↑fringed orchid

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noun or white fringed orchis
: a bog orchid (Habenaria albiflora) of eastern No. America with sheathing leaves and a spike of pure-white fringed flowers

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