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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:

Mixed woods.

Notes:

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

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3 Comments

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 3 years ago

Thank you Barb.

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 3 years ago

Thank you Sarah.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 3 years ago

NICE SPOTTING!!!
What a BEAUTIFUL flower.....

Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 27, 2017
Submitted on May 28, 2017

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