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Connecticut Plants
Leafy White Orchid (White Bog Orchid)
Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck

Leafy white orchid is believed to no longer grow in Connecticut.

  • Synonyms: Habenaria dilatata
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: bogs and peaty, damp meadows
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 to 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: June to July
  • Origin: native
Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck
Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck
Platanthera dilatata (Pursh) Lindl. ex Beck