Habenaria blephariglottis. Orchis Family. July - Aug.

Found in bogs, swamps. Eastern Canada to Michigan, south to Mississippi.

Flowers

Similar in habit to the Yellow Fringed Orchis, white, fragrant, lip fringed, in spike terminating stem 1 - 2 feet high.

Leaves

Lance-snaped, parallel veined, clasping stem.

Prairie White Fringed Orchis

Habenaria leucophaea. Is similar to the preceding, differing chiefly in having larger white or greenish flowers, lip divided into wedge-shaped segments, deeply fringed. It is more common west, being found in moist, open ground from Western New York to Minnesota and Arkansas.