Douglas ex Lindley
|Location||Alberta, British Columbia|
High elevations and moist evergreen woods, also on rocky, shrubby areas growing with a variety of alpine flowers such as Indian paintbrush.
|Flowering Season||June to July (as early as May in California).|
Ht. to 60cm., leaves four-six; flowers usually two on the upper part of the stem; sepals and petals brownish purple; lateral sepals joined almost to the apex; petals narrow and twisted; lip about three cm. in length, white, veined with purple.
A tall, husky plant, a faint perfume given off by the flower.
Guide to Orchids of North America
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