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.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Orchid

prairie dogs
prairie fowl
prairie fox
prairie gentian
prairie golden aster
prairie gourd
prairie gourd vine
prairie grouse
prairie lotus
prairie mallow
prairie marmot
prairie mimosa
prairie orchid (current term)
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole

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. ..."

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