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Pogonia ophioglossoides (L.) Ker-Gawl.
Rose pogonia, Snakemouth orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern North America.

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NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Pogonia ophioglossoides has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Assumed to be Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Assumed to be Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Assumed to be Present Native

Pogonia ophioglossoides has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Pogonia ophioglossoides has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Wet Flatwoods