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Oklahoma grass pink
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Conservation status

Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Genus:
Calopogon
Species:
oklahomensis

Calopogon oklahomensis, commonly known as the Oklahoma grass pink or prairie grass pink, is a terrestrial species of orchid native to the United States, restricted to the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin and is extirpated (locally extinct) throughout most of its range. It has flowers that are white, pink or purple, with a labellum with an apical region of yellow hairs. It was described by Douglas H. Goldman in 1995.

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