purple fringeless orchid

variants: or less commonly purple fringeless orchis

Definition of purple fringeless orchid 

: an orchid (Habenaria peramoena) of northeastern and alpine eastern North America that is closely related to the large-flowered purple-fringed orchid but has rosy purple to purple violet flowers with the lip divisions denticulate

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History and Etymology for purple fringeless orchid

purple entry 1 + fringe + -less

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