The Ojibwa Artist Naturalist Orchids
Northern Bog Orchid, Platanthera hyperborea Alger County
Copyright © 1999 by Michael Sherman
At first I thought this orchid was Platanthera dilatata or a hybrid. This plant was over two and a half feet high and growing in water from a slow moving spring. Other plants growing with it were giants also, such as Jack in the Pulpit and Mandarin. Pink Pyrola and One-sided Pryola were also found alongside this orchid.
I couldn't finish this picture because it started raining hard. Some of the smudges are caused from raindrops.
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