Purple-fringed orchid

[pur-puh l-frinjd] /ˈpɜr pəlˌfrɪndʒd/

either of two orchids, Habenaria fimbriata or H. psycodes, of eastern North America, having a cluster of fragrant purple flowers with a fringed lip.
either of two North American orchids, Habenaria psychodes or H. fimbriata, having purple fringed flowers


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