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lady slipper

Cypripedium acaule


• Family: Orchid (Orchidaceae) • Habitat: acid woods, sphagnum fens • Height: 6-15 inches • Flower size: 3 inches long • Flower color: pink and brown, or, rarely, white and green • Flowering time: May to July • Origin: native


Mostly in rich woods under oak trees especially.


Also called pink moccasin flower.

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1 Comment

Becca147 7 years ago

Wow how pretty!

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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