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Showy Lady's Slipper

Cypripedium reginae

Description:

Pink, showy Lady's Slippers in a neighbor's garden. The neighbor growing them owns a plant nursery in Fergus Falls, MN.

Habitat:

Normally grows in calcareous wet lands, open wooded swamps, with tamarack and black spruce (per WikipediA)

Notes:

Minnesota's State Flower. Protected by state law in 1925 making it illegal to pick or uproot them

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2 Comments

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

VivBraznell-Thank you so much!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 9 years ago

Gorgeous shots!

JanelleL.Streed
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JanelleL.Streed

Battle Lake, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2011
Submitted on Apr 15, 2012

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