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Bletia patula

Bletia patula Graham

Flor De Pasmo, Haitian Pine Pink, Haitian Pine-pink

Orchidaceae (Orchid family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Terrestrial, growing in moist woodlands, on cliffs or stream banks.


Propagation Material: Seeds

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 35 - Go Orchids (2019) North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC)

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bletia patula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bletia patula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bletia patula


Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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