- a pink, Dianthus plumarius, of Europe and Asia, having fragrant, fringed pink, purplish, or white flowers.
- an orchid, Calopogon tuberosus, having clusters of rose or purplish-pink flowers, growing in bogs of eastern North America.
Origin of grass pink
An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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One example will suffice for present illustration—the sweet-pogonia or grass-pink of our sedgy swamps (Pogonia ophioglossoides).My Studio Neighbors
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