wild pink

wild pink

noun
1. a bog orchid with usually a solitary fragrant magenta pink blossom with a wide gaping corolla; Canada [syn: bog rose
2. perennial of eastern and central North America having short-stalked pink or white flowers in hairy clusters 
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wild pink

(Arethusa bulbosa), one of two plant species of the orchid genus Arethusa, family Orchidaceae. Dragon's-mouth is found only in North American bogs; the other species exists only in marshy areas of Japan.

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