Greater Purple-fringed Orchid Platanthera grandiflora (Bigelow) LindleyThreatened (MD)  -  S2 (State rare)  -  Vulnerable    Synonyms: Large Purple Fringed Orchid.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Orchidales   >   Family Orchidaceae   >   Genus Platanthera   

Status:

This species is state rare (S2) and listed as threatened in Maryland. The very similar Lesser Purple-fringed Orchid is extirpated in Maryland.

There are 18 records in the project database.

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A Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Howard Co., Maryland (6/25/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/19/2018). Photo by Gary Van Velsir. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/19/2018). Photo by Gary Van Velsir. (MBP list)

A Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A white form Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Howard Co., Maryland (6/25/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/19/2018). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/29/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/2010). Photo by Robert Strasser. (MBP list)

A Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Greater Purple-fringed Orchid in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/9/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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