Definition of Prairie white-fringed orchis

1. Noun. Orchid of boggy or wet lands of north central United States having racemes of very fragrant creamy or greenish white flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie White-fringed Orchis

prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis (current term)
prairie willow
prairie wolf
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prairies
praisable
praisably
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praise the Lord
praise to the skies
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Literary usage of Prairie white-fringed orchis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"PRAIRIE WHITE FRINGED ORCHIS ... narrow-spined lip, while the lip of the Prairie White Fringed Orchis spreads like a three-parted, deeply fringed fan. ..."

2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"... Manistee, FP Daniels; north to Keweenaw Co., 0. A. Farwell. Infrequent. Th. *727. B. leucophaea (Nutt.) 0. A. Farwell. prairie white-fringed orchis. ..."

3. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"prairie white-fringed orchis. A wry handsome, rather rare plant. AC Herb.: Power 1203. CYPRIPEDIUM CANDIDUM Muhl. Cypripedium candidum Willd. ..."

4. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"... orchis (H. ciliaris) and the great green orchids compel insects to work for them. A larger-flowered species, the prairie white-fringed orchis (H. ..."

5. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"... orchis (H. ciliaris) and the great green orchids compel insects to work for them. A larger-flowered species, the prairie white-fringed orchis (H. It ..."

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