- Yellow fringed orchid
Yellow-fringed orchid (Platanthera ciliaris)
- Original Format:
Hand-colored lantern slide
- 3.25 x 4 in.
- Item identifier:
- Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884-
- The yellow-fringed orchids (left) would be a good "state flower" since it is one of the few attractive herbs distributed in all parts of North Carolina. The wide flaring sepals of the large snake-mouth orchid (right) are distinctive. From Natural Gardens (page 309): "Perennials, 1-3 ft. high, with flowers in showy racemes. Lip with spur at base, petals usually toothed or fringed; leaves varying in different species. Uplands, bogs and marshes. Summer."; From Natural Gardens (page 309): "KEY TO SPECIES: Lip 1/2 in. long or longer. Lip simple, not 3 parted."
- Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
- Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
- B.W. Wells lantern slides (UA023.039) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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