PlantsPlatanthera→Green Fringed Orchid (Platanthera lacera)

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Botanical names:
Platanthera lacera Accepted
Habenaria lacera Synonym

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall

illustration from Gibson's 'My Studio Neighbors', 1898

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Our Orchid blooms in July 2021 by Ursula Aug 1, 2021 7:01 AM 188
What else do we grow ( and see ?) in 2021 by Ursula Jan 1, 2022 7:35 AM 937
What Else Do We Grow 2020 by dyzzypyxxy May 9, 2021 6:48 AM 1,089
What else do we grow in 2019! Thread 2 by drdawg Jan 11, 2020 5:52 PM 1,238
Native Orchids by Gina1960 Mar 8, 2019 10:07 AM 29
Our Orchid Blooms in July 2018 by Ursula Aug 1, 2018 7:14 AM 239
What else do we grow in 2018 by hawkarica Jan 1, 2019 8:49 AM 1,225
Our Orchid blooms in July 2017 by Ursula Aug 1, 2017 6:55 AM 454
r.i.p. by sugarcane Aug 24, 2016 1:32 PM 27
Some walks around the neighborhood in 2016 by Ursula Oct 9, 2016 4:02 PM 127

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