spreading pogonia


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Noun1.spreading pogonia - orchid of northeastern United States with magenta-pink flowers having funnel-shaped lipspreading pogonia - orchid of northeastern United States with magenta-pink flowers having funnel-shaped lip; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Cleistes, genus Cleistes - terrestrial orchids of North and South America having slender fibrous roots; allied to genus Pogonia
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Spreading pogonia, grass pink and a variety of different Spiranthes give the impression of some sort of grandiose Jackson Pollock painting, with random explosions of vibrant colors splattered with abstract expression over the otherwise monochromatic green hue of the savanna in the spring.