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Yellow-fringed Orchid

Platanthera ciliaris

Description:

Showy perennial pollinated by large butterflies, especially Swallowtails.

Habitat:

This plant is considered threatened in many states. We do have a nice population of at least 50 plants growing on a road cut that leads to my cabin. Temperate rain forest 3000'

Notes:

Roots were used as snakebite remedy by the Cherokee & Seminole tribes.

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6 Comments

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Dan & ZhifuZhang!

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Wow, what a beauty! Wicked spot ceherzog!

LaoFu
LaoFu 8 years ago

Gorgeous

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Thanks Christiane & Adarsha!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Beautiful :)

Christiane
Christiane 8 years ago

WOW...

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Rosman, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Aug 19, 2013

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