Definition of Green fringed orchis

1. Noun. Fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerated.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Fringed Orchis

green crab
green crabs
green diesel
green dinosaur
green douglas fir
green dragon
green energies
green energy
green fallow
green fingers
green flash
green flashes
green fluorescent protein
green fluorescent proteins
green foxtail
green fringed orchis (current term)
green frog
green gentian
green gland
green goddess
green gold
green goods
green gram
green groceries
green haemoglobin
green hairstreak
green hairstreaks
green hellebore
green hellebores
green in the gills

Literary usage of Green fringed orchis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"... the latter year the patch by the outlet had diminished somewhat in size. A plant was also found in the birch swamp. 223. RAGGED OR GREEN-FRINGED ORCHIS ..."

2. Bulletin of the Cornell University by Cornell University (1886)
"H. lacera, R. Br. green fringed orchis. Swamps and meadows ; infrequent. July. Southeast of South Hill Marsh in several places. Dryden-Lansing Swamp. ..."

3. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"Flower of Green Fringed-Orchis. (From Sweet.) Summer, in her flight, invariably forgets to drop one flower from her cornucopia at the proper time ; at least ..."

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