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Yellow lady-slipper

Cypripedium parviflorum

Habitat:

Wetlands

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5 Comments

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 10 years ago

Beautiful!

some of my favorites, I miss seeing them blooming. Thanks for sharing.

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Hey Meghan! Thanks for these. They are absolutely stunning and I really hope I can see them for myself one day! The botanical name for yellow ladies slippers in the States is now Cypripedium parviflorum as they've been recognised as distinct from the Eurasian C.calceolus. There are two forms: var. parviflorum and var. pubescens. I'm not sure which these would be. There's some good info. on these species here: http://miosjournal.org/journal/2010/07/C...

MeghanFrenzel
MeghanFrenzel 10 years ago

Forgot to change the date my bad

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Is it normal for these to be in bloom now in Minnesota or were they taken inside?

MeghanFrenzel
Spotted by
MeghanFrenzel

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 26, 2011
Submitted on Nov 26, 2011

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