Bog Adder's Mouth
|Location||Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories.|
Wet peaty or turfy bogs or fens, either in the open or partially shaded by alders and conifers (Black Spruce-Balsam Fir-Eastern White Cedar). Identified growing in the northern Ontario clay belt and Sudbury District. Normally a sun lover, but sometimes grows down in dark mossy wells in deep shade as well.
|Flowering Season||Late July to mid-August.|
4 - 20 cm (usually not over 10 cm).
Frequent in northern Europe but extremely rare in North America.. Minuscule in size: a clump of 14 blooming plants occupies an area smaller than a 25-cent piece.
Orchids of Ontario
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