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Family ORCHIDACEAE

Calopogon tuberosus (L.) B.S.P.

(Grass-pink)

In open areas in sphagnum bogs, especially in areas with little shrub cover, and in abandoned wet sand and gravel pits with Rose Pogonia, Club-spur Orchid, Bog Club-moss, Round-leaved Sundew, White Beak-rush, Horned Bladderwort, etc. Blooms in late June and early July. The typical magenta-flowered form is fairly common in Muskoka, but the albino form (f. albiflorus Britton) is very rare.


( TRT DFB )

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Muskoka Flora - Index : Monocot Group : Orchidaceae : Calopogon tuberosus

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