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Ram's Head Lady's Slipper

Cypripedium arietinum


A single flower on each stem having divided lateral sepals and a unique hairy pouch shaped like an funnel. The purplish-red flower has light venation and is white at the lip.


Cedar woods.


Conservation Status: vulnerable (N3N4) in Canada (NatureServe)

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Tukup 6 days ago

Great shots Greg. What a beauty.

SarahWhitt 6 days ago

You're welcome, Greg! 😊

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 6 days ago

Thank you very much Sarah 😀

SarahWhitt 6 days ago

This is BEAUTIFUL!!!

Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.06, Long: -75.82

Spotted on May 31, 2019
Submitted on Jun 10, 2019

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