All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Yellow-fringed Orchid</strong> plants
<em>Platanthera ciliaris</em>
August 12, 2005
I <u>finally</u> got my good photo of the orchids! We went to Max Patch, NC where I saw a HUGE patch of them blooming along the road! I yelled my all too fam...
Yellow-fringed Orchid plants
Platanthera ciliaris
August 12, 2005
I finally got my good photo of the orchids! We went to Max Patch, NC where I saw a HUGE patch of them blooming along the road! I yelled my all too familiar, "Pull over NOW, I've got to get a picture of those!" It was a little un-nerving having fully loaded logging trucks rumbling down the road just a few feet away while I was perched on a steep bank to take the pictures! Why do these flowers have to be such a challenge?! The next photo is a detailed close-up of the beautiful fringed flowers.

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