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Orange Fringed Orchid(platanthera ciliaris)

This is a discussion on Orange Fringed Orchid(platanthera ciliaris) within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A native orchid found in moist woods,meadows and bogs. Blooms June -Sept. Saw this one ...

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    Default Orange Fringed Orchid(platanthera ciliaris)

    A native orchid found in moist woods,meadows and bogs. Blooms June -Sept.
    Saw this one on the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Linville Falls visitors center. BEAUTIFUL!!!
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    I found a couple the other day myself gilda. The ones that I saw were located on highway 276 near the cradle of forestry in pisgah national forest. Thise are some of the prettiest native orchids that I have seen. Thanks for sharing!

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    Fantatsic! Nice pic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncclimber
    I found a couple the other day myself gilda. The ones that I saw were located on highway 276 near the cradle of forestry in pisgah national forest. Thise are some of the prettiest native orchids that I have seen. Thanks for sharing!
    Matt,
    We ride our Goldwing over in that area...we will keep our eyes open for them. Thanks!

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    How very cool! Can't believe I missed this post...

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    if you missed this one, Momokev, you probably missed the "Natives are Restless" post that has some closeups of flowers of the same species (only growing in FL rather than more northward).

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