Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile
Platanthera praeclara, western prairie fringed orchid
Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.
- Listed Threatened 1989
- Recovery Plan 1996 (PDF, 10.6 MB)
- Conversion of habitat to cropland
- Overgrazing, intensive hay mowing, drainage
- Herbicide use, especially on highway and railroad rights-of-way