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Family ORCHIDACEAE

Platanthera lacera (Michaux) G.Don_f.

(Ragged Fringed-orchid)

In open areas to nearly full shade, in a variety of moist to wet sites including floodplains, shores, bogs, ditches beside roads and railways, old fields, and abandoned sand and gravel pits. Peak bloom in early to mid July. A fickle species that may be abundant at a site one year and absent the next. Fairly common in Muskoka.


( TRT )

Townships: Morrison Gibson Baxter


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Muskoka Flora - Index : Monocot Group : Orchidaceae : Platanthera lacera

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