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rose pogonia

noun
1.
a North American terrestrial orchid, Pogonia ophioglossoides, having a fragrant, usually solitary rose-pink or white flower.
Also called snakemouth, adder's-mouth.
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  • Such a happening came to me the day when I first found the rose pogonia (Pogonia ophioglossoides).

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  • Two weeks after I found the rose pogonia, I came again to visit her.

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