Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

Featured Species | Swamp Pink (07:03)

Host: Sarah Leon with Wendy Walsh

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Swamp pink.
Photo credit: Gene Nieminen, USFWS


Status: Threatened/ Listed on September 9, 1988
Scientific Name: Helonias bullata
Description: Swamp pink is a perennial herb in the lily family. It is known to occur in headwater streams and mountain bogs from New Jersey to Georgia.
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Last updated: August 31, 2012