Grasspink Orchids, Calopogon barbatus
Calopogon barbatus

Grasspink Orchids

Grasspink Orchids, Calopogon barbatusSeveral species of Grasspink Orchids occur along the routes recommended here. All have “upside-down” flowers, with the lip petal pointing upward rather than downward. The patch of showy hairs at the top of the lip resemble stamens and are an adaptation designed to attract bees and other pollinators.

More information at Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.