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Pogonia ophioglossoides, the snakemouth orchid[1] or rose pogonia, is a species of orchid occurring from central Canada to the east-central and eastern United States. It is the type species of the genus Pogonia. It is pollinated by bees.[2] This species occurs in wet habitats. In the north, the habitat is typically fens[3] but sometimes also bogs. Further south, along the Gulf Coast, it is a species of wet pine savannas and flatwoods.[4]

Pogonia ophioglossoides
Pogonia ophioglossoides Orchi 01.jpg
Flower of Pogonia ophioglossoides
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P. ophioglossoides
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Pogonia ophioglossoides
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  1. ^ "Pogonia ophioglossoides". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. ^ Liggio, J. and Liggio, A.O. 1999. Wild Orchids of Texas. University of Texas Press, Austin. p.149
  3. ^ Reddoch, J. and Reddoch, A. (1997). The Orchids in the Ottawa district. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 111, 1–185.
  4. ^ Liggio, J. and Liggio, A.O. 1999. Wild Orchids of Texas. University of Texas Press, Austin. p.149