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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



Chapman's Orchid   Platanthera chapmanii    
Orchid family — Orchidaceae

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In mid-summer this Big Thicket orchid produces an "extravagance of orange blooms", as Joe and Ann Liggio describe it in their wonderful book, Wild Orchids of Texas (1999). A denizen of boggy areas of pine flatwoods, it is rare and becoming rarer. There are several similar species in East Texas.

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Flowering Months: July, August

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