grass pink

grass pink

noun
1.
a pink, Dianthus plumarius, of Europe and Asia, having fragrant, fringed pink, purplish, or white flowers.
2.
an orchid, Calopogon tuberosus, having clusters of rose or purplish-pink flowers, growing in bogs of eastern North America.

Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

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