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Plant Details

Pogonia ophioglossoides

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth, Beardflower, Ettercap, Addermouth

Scientific Name:

Pogonia ophioglossoides

Common Name:

Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth, Beardflower, Ettercap, Addermouth

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

“Savannas, bogs, especially in open peaty or gravelly situations” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Mountains and Piedmont, uncommon in the Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

W6: Watch List: Regionally Rare (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Blooming Field

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© David R. McAdoo

Blooming Waterway

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© David R. McAdoo

Blooming Plants

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© David R. McAdoo

Closeup of Bloom

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© David R. McAdoo

White

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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