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Grass Pink Calopogon pulchellus
Orchid Orchidaceae family

Leaves: A single slender leaf sheathes the stem near the base approximately 4-20". Leaves are grasslike and each individual leaf is approximately 8-12" long.





Flower: These flowers are showy, 1" wide, with an erect, yellow-crested lip at the top of the flower. Flowers appear in loose clusters of 2 to 10 flowers. Flowers are magenta-pink in color.

Form/habitat: Found in wet acid soil, bogs, peat meadows and swamps. This is a threatened species in New Hampshire. DO NOT PICK!

NWI Status: FACW+

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