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Showy Lady's Slipper

Cypripedium reginae


White and pink flower with pouch-like petal. Orchid family.


Spotted this flower along with many others on Hwy 29, near Pine Lake. This flower grows in cool, wet, swampy places near forests. it is quite rare, but it is found in secluded places in Minnesota, especially in the northern areas.


The Showy Lady's Slipper is Minnesota's official state flower and is also known as the "Orchid of the North".

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Tamarac Connie
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Tamarac Connie

Rochert, Minnesota, United States

Spotted on Jun 14, 2021
Submitted on Jun 14, 2021

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