Definition of Green fringed orchis
1. Noun. Fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerated.
Generic synonyms: Fringed Orchid, Fringed Orchis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Fringed Orchis
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 ..."