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Mountain Ladyslipper

Cypripedium montanum

Habitat:

Mountain wildflower, Coastal BC and Washington

Notes:

threatened by orchid collectors, reportedly takes 15 years to flower!

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3 Comments

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

Beautiful find Kathleen, such a shame its endangered because people have picked them instead of leaving them for others to enjoy too :-(

Enjoyed looking up this older spotting of Mountain Ladyslipper and comparing it to my recent spotting of Fairyslipper, both native orchids of BC that are becoming harder to find.

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

exquisite pic!!

KathleenMcEachern
Spotted by
KathleenMcEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jun 10, 2009
Submitted on Jun 5, 2011

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