Habenaria hyperborea
Northern Green Bog Orchid
A Colorado Native Subalpine Species
Orchidaceae or Orchid Family
12 to 18 inches tall - greenish-white
Full sun
Constantly wet, humus-rich soil
Late Spring
Propagate by seed
Photo by Jane Hendrix

The slender, greenish-white flower stalks of Northern Green Bog Orchid won't win any prizes for spectacular beauty but its quiet, stalwart form can add a lovely, wild accent to a bog garden. Northern Green Bog Orchid is taller than White Bog Orchid, attaining a height of between 12 and 18 inches.