Large purple fringed-orchid
|Location||Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario.|
Low deciduous woods, grassy meadows, and ditches. Found in acidy swamps east of Ottawa; not as frequent in Ontario as Platanthera psycodes.
|Flowering Season||Mid-June to early July.|
Height to 97 cm.
One of our most spectacular orchids, both large and colourful. Flowers are nearly twice the size of P. psychodes.
Orchids of Ontario
© Royal Botanical Gardens, Dr. Donald Gunn Image Collection.