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Connecticut Plants
Arethusa (Dragon's Mouth, Swamp Pink)
Arethusa bulbosa L.

Arethusa is believed to no longer present in Connecticut.

  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: peat bogs, swamps, wet meadows
  • Height: 5-10 inches
  • Flower size: 2 inches long
  • Flower color: pink
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Arethusa bulbosa L.
Arethusa bulbosa L.