Connecticut Plants
Huron Green Orchid (Tall Northern Green Orchid)
Platanthera huronensis (Nutt.) Lindl.
  • Synonyms: Haberaria hyperborea (L.) R. Brown var. huronensis (Nutt.) Farw., Platanthera hyperborea (L.) Lindl. var. huronensis (Nutt.) Luer
  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: wet meadows and woods, swamps, fens, and streambanks
  • Height: 8 to 40 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pale green
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native

Photographed in Minnesota in mid-July.