Wild Florida Photo - Calopogon tuberosus

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Calopogon tuberosus

  var.  simpsonii

SIMPSON'S GRASSPINK

Florida native

 

Simpson's grass-pink is found in open marls and rocky prairies of the southernmost Florida counties, plus Cuba and the Bahamas. This terrestrial orchid typically blooms from late December to early May in the Everglades National Park and mostly from late April through early June in the Big Cypress National Preserve.

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

Other species of the Calopogon genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Calopogon pallidus - PALE GRASS-PINK
  View  Calopogon multiflorus - MANYFLOWERED GRASSPINK
  View  Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus - TUBEROUS GRASSPINK


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  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
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