Definition of Spreading pogonia

1. Noun. Orchid of northeastern United States with magenta-pink flowers having funnel-shaped lip; sometimes placed in genus Pogonia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spreading Pogonia

spreadeagle
spreadeagled
spreadeagles
spreadeagling
spreader
spreader stoker furnace
spreaders
spreadeth
spreadhead
spreading
spreading bellflower
spreading depression
spreading dogbane
spreading factor
spreading fleabane
spreading pogonia (current term)
spreadingly
spreadingness
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spreadsheet
spreadsheeting
spreadsheetlike
spreadsheets
spreagh
spreaghs
spreathe
spreathed
spreathes
spreaze
spreazed

Literary usage of Spreading pogonia

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1. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"THE spreading pogonia, with its solitary bracted inch- long flower at the summit of a tall slender stem, looks at first glance much like the Snake-mouth ..."

2. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... spreading pogonia, bears also a scraggly looking flower as its three linear and divergent sepals, which are a deep, reddish purple, are considerably ..."

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