Slender Pinepink (Bletia florida)

Slender Pinepink (Bletia Florida)
Credit: M. Hart del., J. Watts sc. | Edwards's Botanic..., volume 17 plate 1401(http://www.botanicus...) | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)

Bletia Florida, or more commonly know as Slender Pinepink, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Bletia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Bletia Florida or Slender Pinepink's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Bletia
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Order: Orchidales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)