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Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus (Tuberous grasspink)
Cressler, Alan

Calopogon tuberosus var. tuberosus

Calopogon tuberosus (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. tuberosus

Tuberous Grasspink, Grass Pink, Swamp Pink

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Calopogon pulchellus, Calopogon pulchellus var. latifolius, Calopogon tuberosus var. latifolius, Limodorum tuberosum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Fowering November (S. Florida) to August (North)


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE


Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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