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Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper

Cypripedium parviflorum

Description:

Distinctive yellow pouch formed by lower petals, with three twisted petals surrounding

Habitat:

Moist hardwood forests

Notes:

Although it is the most common N. American orchid, it is endangered in some parts of its range due to poaching. Shoots and seeds are notoriously difficult to propagate because of their dependence on certain soil fungi.

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6 Comments

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 3 years ago

Gorgeous flower! Congratulations on your SOTD, Jen!

bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago

Wonderful one!! Congrats!

JenKnight
JenKnight 3 years ago

Thanks so much!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 years ago

Congratulations Jen!!!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

Congratulations JenKnight! This lovely orchid is our featured Spot of the Day!

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LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 3 years ago

Gorgeous!

JenKnight
Spotted by
JenKnight

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.38, Long: -83.11

Spotted on May 11, 2016
Submitted on May 11, 2016

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