Pogonia ophioglossoides

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Pogonia ophioglossoides
Pogonia ophioglossoides KDSP.jpg
Photo by Katelin Pearson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Tracheophyta - Vascular plants
Class: Magnoliopsida– Monocotyledons
Order: Orchidales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Pogonia
Species: P. ophioglossoides
Binomial name
Pogonia ophioglossoides
(L.) Ker Gawl.
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Natural range of Pogonia ophioglossoides from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Snakemouth orchid, Rose pogonia, Addermouth

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: none

Varieties: none


A description of Pogonia ophioglossoides is provided in The Flora of North America.




It flowers from April to June with peak inflorescence in April.[1]

Conservation, cultivation, and restoration

Cultural use

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References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 12 DEC 2016