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Family ORCHIDACEAE

Platanthera psycodes (L.) Lindley

(Small Purple Fringed-orchid)

Most Muskoka records are in the vicinity of Georgian Bay or along the Severn River, including Sparrow Lake. Mostly in shaded moist sites, in swampy deciduous woods (especially floodplains) and less commonly in pastures or wet Eastern White Cedar woods. Some of the more common companion plants include Silver Maple, Red Maple and Poison Ivy. Blooms in July. Rare in Muskoka.


( TRT )

Townships: Baxter Morrison


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

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