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Arethusa bulbosa

Common Name(s):
Calopogon, Grass pink
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Early summer
Height:
4-20 in.
Foliage:
Single, slender leaf sheath; single 8- to 12-in., grasslike leaf sheaths at base of the stem
Flower:
2-10 magenta-pink flowers open upward in a loose raceme on a slender stem; erect lip at top of flower has a squarish tip with a tufted, yellow crest; petals and sepals flare out
Site:
Bogs, wet meadows
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2482

Arethusa bulbosa Arethusa bulbosa
NC Orchid, CC BY - 2.0
Arethusa bulbosa Arethusa bulbosa
Joshua Mayer, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Arethusa bulbosa Arethusa bulbosa
Ottawa County Parks, CC BY-NC-2.0
Arethusa bulbosa Arethusa bulbosa
NC Orchid, CC BY-NC-2.0