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Fringed-orchid, Western Prairie  | Platanthera praeclara

Status: Endangered

Last Examination and Change: May 2000 (No Change)

Canadian Occurrence: MB

Status Criteria: B1+3d

Fringed-orchid, Western Prairie

Reason for Designation: A globally rare orchid occurring in tallgrass prairie remnants in southeastern Manitoba with widely fluctuating population numbers and varied threats to the species and its habitat.

Status History: Designated Endangered in April 1993. Status re-examined and confirmed in May 2000.

Find out more about this species on the Species at Risk Act Public Registry

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