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Plant Details

Arethusa bulbosa

Bog Rose

Scientific Name:

Arethusa bulbosa

Common Name:

Bog Rose

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Full-sun, Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Bloom

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Dave McAdoo

Bloom

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David McAdoo

In situ

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Jean Woods
Transylvania County
May 2014

Close up

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Jim Fowler
Transylvania County
May 4014

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plant
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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