Habenaria fimbriata.

Orchis Family. June - Aug.

Found in wet woods, swamps. Newfoundland to North Carolina, west to Michigan.

Flowers

Magenta-pink, varying to almost white, lower lip 3-parted, deeply fringed, in spike terminating stem 1 - 5 feet high.

Leaves

Lance-shaped above, somewhat oval below.

Purple Fringed Orchis.

Purple Fringed Orchis.

Smaller Purple Fringed Orchis

H. psycodes. Bears smaller blossoms, less deeply fringed. A plant 1 - 3 feet high, found in similar situations west to Indiana and Minnesota.