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PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHID
Habenaria leucophaea of Michigan Flora.
Open fens (even on floating sedge mats), wet prairies and other wet open sites; wet successional fields with Cornus near Lake Erie. Very rare now.
A plant with peloric flowers (regular, rather than bilaterally symmetrical) was collected on Belle Isle (Wayne Co.) in 1884 (A. B. Lyons, MICH). Rare hybrids with Platanthera lacera (P. ×hollandiae Catling & Brownell) and P. psycodes (P. ×reznicekii Catling, Brownell & G. Allen) are known from southern Ontario and could occur in Michigan