Definition of Fen orchid
1. Noun. Small terrestrial orchid of eastern North America and Europe having two nearly basal leaves and dull yellow-green racemose flowers.
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Liparis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fen Orchid
Literary usage of Fen orchid
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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Bog twayblade; fen orchid; Yellow twayblade Herbaceous perennial Bogs, fens, wet meadows and cool ravines, especially on calcareous soils. ..."