Saturday, August 20, 2011

Rose Pogonia

I believe that this little beauty is a Rose Pogonia, Pogonia ophioglossoides which is a member of the orchid family. It is native to Minnesota and most often found in wet habitat, such as swamps bogs, or peatland. I photographed this one in a wetland at the Warner Nature Center.




4 comments:

Denise said...

How very pretty and one I have never seen before. Thank you!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Quite an intricate little flower. Thank you for sharing.

LauraX said...

beautiful, I've never seen this flower before. Thank you for showing it to us.

Veronica said...

Very pretty and delicate looking. Does it have a scent I wonder?

Veronica

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