Flowers, numerous, in a loose or dense raceme. Lip, 3-parted, each of the divisions conspicuously fringed or cut into narrow segments. Spur, quite long. Leaves on the stem, broader below, becoming lance-shaped at the top. They are firm, with veins strongly marked. Stem, 1 to 2 feet high. Swamps and moist woods. June and July.

This green orchis is a pretty find, in early summer, in the woods.