Wild Florida Photo - Calopogon pallidus

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Calopogon pallidus

PALE GRASS-PINK

Florida native

 

Calopogon pallidus is the second most common species of the genus, occurring throughout much of Florida and the coastal plains from Louisiana to Virginia. The typically pale pink flowers of each plant open in slow succession with one to four open at at time. Flower color can vary from white to a deep magenta. The narrow grasslike leaves are less than half the height of the plant and are usually absent at flowering time.

 
Calopogon pallidus is a member of the Orchidaceae - Orchid family.

Other species of the Calopogon genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii - SIMPSON'S GRASSPINK
  View  Calopogon multiflorus - MANYFLOWERED GRASSPINK
  View  Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus - TUBEROUS GRASSPINK


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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