whorled pogonia

noun
variants: or whorled snakemouth

Definition of whorled pogonia

: a North American green-flowered terrestrial orchid (Isotria verticillata) with a whorl of five leaves

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“Whorled pogonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whorled%20pogonia. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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