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purple-petal bog orchid
Platanthera purpurascens
Platanthera purpurascens
purple-petal bog orchid Orchid Family
Platanthera purpurascens Orchidaceae
common name
  purple-petal bog orchid
accepted scientific name
  Platanthera purpurascens (Rydb.) Sheviak & W.F. Jenn.
rules for finding collection records
  Platanthera hyperborea purpurascens (29)
  Platanthera purpurascens (227)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of June thru 1st week of September

Plant Showiness (45%)
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