Calopogon oklahomensis D.H.Goldman 1995

Photo by Larry Allain and The USDA Natural Resources Consevation Service Website

Full sun Cold LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Oklahoma Calopogon

Flower Size 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm]

Found in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconson, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina in prairies, pine savannahs, open flatwoods and frequently mowed damp meadows as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with 1 to 2 lanceolate, slender leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 3 to 13 flowered inflorescence carrying mostly simultaneously opening, color variable flowers

Synonyms Calopogon oklahomensis f. albiflorus P.M.Br. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001; Wild Orchids of hte SE USA Excluding Penninsular Florida PM Brown photos fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #6 2010 photo fide;