Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow fringed orchid)

Platanthera ciliaris

Among Jim Fowler's albums



  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)

    Day trip to the Green Swamp, Brunswick County, North Carolina.

  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera consipicua x Platanthera ciliaris) hybrid orchid

    Day trip to the Green Swamp, Brunswick County, North Carolina.

  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera consipicua x Platanthera ciliaris) hybrid orchid

    Day trip to the Green Swamp, Brunswick County, North Carolina.


  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera consipicua x Platanthera ciliaris) hybrid orchid

    Day trip to the Green Swamp, Brunswick County, North Carolina.

  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera consipicua x Platanthera ciliaris) hybrid orchid

    Day trip to the Green Swamp, Brunswick County, North Carolina.

  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera ciliaris x Platanthera conspicua)

    Day trip to Lewis Ocean Bay in Horry County, South Carolina.


  • Platanthera Xlueri (Platanthera ciliaris x Platanthera conspicua)

    Day trip to Lewis Ocean Bay in Horry County, South Carolina.

  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow Fringed orchid)

    Day trip to Lewis Ocean Bay in Horry County, South Carolina.

  • Platanthera ciliaris (yellow fringed orchid)

    Now blooming in my front yard bog garden.


  • Platanthera ciliaris (yellow fringed orchid)

    Now blooming in my front yard bog garden.

  • Platanthera ciliaris (yellow fringed orchid)

    Probably at their peak. The light was a bit better this time, since it was not during the middle of the day. These are native, terrestrial orchids that are frequently found along the Atlantic coastal plain. They are growing in my front yard bog garden al…

  • Platanthera ciliaris (yellow fringed orchid)

    This is about the best it will get for the bog garden. They are beginning to turn brown at the bottom. They did as well as I could have expected, seeing as they were pulled up by the roots this time last year.


  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow fringed orchid)

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  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow fringed orchid)

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  • Platanthera xlueri (hybrid fringed orchid)

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  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow fringed orchid) closeup

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  • Platanthera ciliaris (Yellow fringed orchid)

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  • P. conspicua + P. ciliaris = P. Xlueri

    This composite photo shows the putative parent orchids and their progeny. Since both parent species generally bloom about the same time of the year, it is understandable how a pollinator might take pollen from one plant species and deposit it in another p…


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