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Plant Details

Arethusa bulbosa

Bog Rose

Scientific Name:

Arethusa bulbosa

Genus:

Arethusa

Species Epithet:

bulbosa

Common Name:

Bog Rose

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Sphagnum bogs and seepage swamps.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Not Assigned

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

E: Endangered (*Key)

Bloom

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Dave McAdoo

Bloom

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David McAdoo

In situ

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Jean Woods
Transylvania County
May 2014

Close up

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Jim Fowler
Transylvania County
May 4014

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plant


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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