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Helonias bullata

Common Name(s):
Swamp-pink
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Light spring into early summer
Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
Basal rosette of flat, lanceolate or spatulate, evergreen leaves; broadest above the middle
Flower:
Tight cluster of bright pink flowers with blue anthers borne on a tall hollow stem; scale-like bracts toward the base
Site:
Swamps, bogs
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2600

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