Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2053

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in pine savannas, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink
Bisexual
3 sepals, two lateral and one dorsal
3 petals, the two lateral similar and a third (the lip) enlarged
stamens and pistil fused together into a column
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Calopogon oklahomensis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calopogon oklahomensis   FAMILY Orchidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Calopogon oklahomensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Oklahoma Grass-pink