rose pogonia

a North American terrestrial orchid, Pogonia ophioglossoides, having a fragrant, usually solitary rose-pink or white flower.
Also called snakemouth, adder's-mouth.

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  • Pogonia ophioglossoides — ID 65697 Symbol Key POOP Common Name snakemouth orchid Family Orchidaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • snakemouth — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also snakemouth pogonia : a showy bog orchid (Pogonia ophioglossoides) of eastern No. America and Japan having pink flowers suggestive of the open mouth of a snake * * * /snayk mowth /, n., pl. snakemouths / mowdhz /. See rose… …   Useful english dictionary

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