Saturday, February 19, 2011

A Truly Albino Grass Pink.

In this case, albino would mean a complete lack of the typical pink color. The orange-yellow in the psuedo-pollen bristles persists.

This is only the second time in my life that I've seen a grass pink this color. Below is a typical color form:

You can read more about this species on its profile page:
Grass Pink (Calopogon tuberosus)


The Florida Blogger said...

The white one is beautiful!

Unknown said...

There are so many small ground flowers in the preserve. I wonder sometimes what I'm stepping on (inadvertently) as I walk across a marl prairie?

Prem said...

The orchids that you might encounter out there, Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii and Bletia purpurea, are pretty large and obvious plants. Not sure about the non-orchids.

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