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Plant is about 30 cm tall. The leaves are spikey and pale green.


Growing in a damp,mossy depression in basalt rock along the Bay of Fundy shore. I also saw them further inland, again in a boggy/mossy location.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Large purple fringed orchid
Platanthera grandiflora
Purple fringed orchid
Platanthera grandiflora

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1 Comment

Alison 10 years ago

Thanks. It looked like an orchid to me but I wasn't sure. It was beautiful in any case.

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Digby Municipal District, Nova Scotia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 2, 2013
Submitted on Aug 2, 2013

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