Definition of Prairie orchid
1. Noun. Orchid of boggy or wet lands of north central United States having racemes of very fragrant creamy or greenish white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Fringed Orchid, Fringed Orchis
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Literary usage of Prairie orchid
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1. Integrating Social Science & Ecosystem Management: A National Challenge by Linda Caldwell, Shela Mou (1997)
"This research located several previously unknown populations of Illinois threatened and endangered species, including the white-fringed prairie orchid. ..."