<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Greater Butterfly Orchid

 

 
Greater Butterfly Orchid
 

 

The Greater Butterfly Orchid has white flowers, with narrow lower lips (each with a green tip) and wings at right angles to each other.

Common in woodlands in the south, more scattered in the north. In flower from early to mid summer.

Note: As with all wild flowers, orchids should never be picked. Not only does picking a flower deny other people the chance to enjoy seeing it, but the plant will be weakened and the opportunity for it to set seed will be lost. Furthermore, the conditions under which an orchid grows are extremely specific and it would almost certainly perish if it were to be transported to another site.

 

 

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