1. Orange Fringed Orchid - Platanthera ciliaris 

    Also known as Yellow Fringed Orchid, Platanthera ciliaris (Asparagales - Orchidaceae) is a butterfly-pollinated, terrestrial orchid with a loose terminal raceme of 10-50 orange flowers, characterized by a long nectariferous spur. 

    This showy orchid is widely distributed throughout eastern and central Canada and the United States, from Florida to Ontario, and around the Gulf Coast to Texas.

    References: [1] - [2]

    Photo credit: [Top: ©Alan Cressler | Locality: Byers Crossroads, Carroll Co., Georgia, US, 2012] - [Bottom: ©Aaron Strouse | Locality: Michigan, US, 2009]

     
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