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Calopogon pallidus (Pale grass-pink)
Cressler, Alan

Calopogon pallidus

Calopogon pallidus Chapm.

Pale Grass-pink

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Limodorum pallidum

USDA Symbol: CAPA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2016-02-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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