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Connecticut Plants
Lesser Purple Fringed Orchid
Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl.
  • Synonyms: Habenaria psycodes
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps, wet meadows, stream banks
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: lavender
  • Flowering time: July to August
  • Origin: native
Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl.
Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl.
Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindl.

Leaves of the lesser purple fringed orchid.