white fringed orchid

noun
variants: or white fringed orchis

Definition of white fringed orchid

: a bog orchid (Habenaria albiflora) of eastern North America with sheathing leaves and a spike of pure-white fringed flowers

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“White fringed orchid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20fringed%20orchid. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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