Height: 20 – 25 cm
Color: petals and sepals pink, rarely white; lip matching
Season: June to late July (Great Lakes region)
Habitat: sphagnum bogs, fens, wet sand flats, mesic and wet-mesic sand prairies
Exposure: open and sunny
Associates: In bogs with Drosera sp. (sundew), Calopogon tuberosus (grass pink), Osmunda spectabilis (royal fern), Andromeda glaucophylla (bog rosemary), Larix laricina (America larch), Sarracenia purpurea (norther pitcher plant) and other sphagnum bog denizens; In prairie fens and marly places with Carex buxbaumii (Buxbaum’s sedge), Lobelia kalmii (Kalm’s Lobelia), Hypericum kalmianum (Kalm’s St. John’s wort), and others.