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Calopogon multiflorus [= Limodorum multiflorum]

Many-flowered Grass-pink

Scientific Name:

Calopogon multiflorus [= Limodorum multiflorum]

Genus:

Calopogon

Species Epithet:

multiflorus

Common Name:

Many-flowered Grass-pink

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June

Growing Area:

Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moderately well-drained soils of pine savannas and pine flatwoods (often with Serenoa repens).

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled, G3 - Vulnerable (*Key)

State Status:

E: Endangered (*Key)

Bloom

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Bloom

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David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plants


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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