Definition of Purple-hooded orchis

1. Noun. North American orchid having a spike of violet-purple flowers mixed with white; sepals and petals form a hood.

Exact synonyms: Orchis Spectabilis, Purple Orchis, Showy Orchis
Generic synonyms: Orchis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple-hooded Orchis

purocoll
puromycin
puromycine
puromycins
puros
purp
purparties
purparty
purpie
purpies
purple
purple-fish
purple-flowering raspberry
purple-fringed orchid
purple-fringed orchis
purple-hooded orchis (current term)
purple-staining Cortinarius
purple-stemmed aster
purple amaranth
purple anise
purple apricot
purple avens
purple bacteria
purple beech
purple boneset
purple chinese houses
purple clematis
purple clover
purple coral
purple corals

Literary usage of Purple-hooded orchis

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1. From My Quebec Scrap-book by George Moore Fairchild (1907)
"Our list of wild flowers for early June in the vicinity of Cap Rouge, and about the beach is as follows:— Purple hooded orchis, large yellow orchis ..."

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