ragged orchis

noun
variants: or ragged orchid

Definition of ragged orchis

: a fringed orchid (Habenaria lacera) of the eastern U.S. having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerate

called also green fringed orchis

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“Ragged orchis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ragged%20orchis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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