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Platanthera obtusata (Banks ex Pursh) Lindley

(Blunt-leaf Orchid)

Usually in full to partial shade, almost always in wet coniferous or boggy woods dominated by Eastern White Cedar, sometimes with Balsam Fir and/or Black Spruce. One historic report was from an "alder swamp". Usually growing in moss, leaf litter or rotting logs. Peak bloom in July. Uncommon in Muskoka.

( TRT )

Townships: Morrison

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

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