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Ram's Head Lady's Slipper

Cypripedium arietinum

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Cedar stand.

Notes:

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

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Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.06, Long: -75.82

Spotted on May 23, 2015
Submitted on May 25, 2015

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