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Plant Details

Platanthera ciliaris

Yellow Fringed Orchid

Scientific Name:

Platanthera ciliaris

Common Name:

Yellow Fringed Orchid

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow or Orange

Size in Feet:

3

Light:

sun

Soil Moisture:

sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

State Rank:

S4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in NC, with many occurrences (*)

Blooms

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Closeup of Blooms

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Buds

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Another Close up

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Spent Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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