Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark
Like all orchids, the rose pogonia is a monocot and, being such, the flower is arranged along a rule of three: three sepals, which protect the developing flower while a bud and add to the display when it is in full bloom, and three petals.
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Hazel Stark lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder and Naturalist Educator at Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide. She loves taking a closer look at nature through the lens of her camera, napping in beds of moss, and taking hikes to high points to see what being tall is all about. She has an MS in Resource Management and Conservation and is a lifelong Maine outdoorswoman. Hazel can be reached by emailing [email protected]