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grass pink

n.
Any of various orchids of the genus Calopogon of eastern North America, usually having a single grasslike leaf and magenta or pink flowers.
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Noun1.grass pink - an orchidgrass pink - an orchid        
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Calopogon, genus Calopogon - terrestrial orchids of North America
2.grass pink - European pink cultivated for its very fragrant pink or rosy flowers
garden pink, pink - any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
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Consequently, many orchids, such as grass pink, rose pogonia, and white fringed orchid are found most often in coastal dune sands and in bogs and fens (a type of marsh).
Illustrations include geographical and geological maps; a diagram of the interrelationships of Big Thicket plant communities; and b&w photos of flora and habitat including thickets (natural and unnatural), pine savannah wetlands, the grass pink orchid, palmetto hardwood flats, and cypress-tupelo swamps.
These include rose pogonia and grass pink, both of which produce delicate blossoms.