nodding cap

noun
variants: or nodding pogonia

Definition of nodding cap

: a slender tuberous woodland orchid (Triphora trianthophora) of eastern North America having a pale pink or whitish nodding flower with three-lobed lip

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“Nodding cap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nodding%20cap. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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