helleborine helleborine

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several small temperate and tropical orchids having mottled or striped leaves and spikes of small yellowish-white flowers in a twisted raceme
  2. (n) any of various orchids of the genus Epipactis
  3. (n) any of several orchids of the genus Cephalanthera

News

  1. An Orchid Disguised as a Weed

    The Epipactis helleborine sprouts happily from patios, rock walls, driveways, tree pits, lawns, privet hedges and hosta beds across all five boroughs and beyond.
    on July 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. City Room: An Orchid Disguised as a Weed

    The Epipactis helleborine sprouts happily from patios, rock walls, driveways, tree pits, lawns, privet hedges and hosta beds across all five boroughs and beyond.        
    on July 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

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periphery periphery
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