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Lady's-slipper orchid

Cypripedium calceolus

Description:

It has declined over much of the European part of its range, and as a result is legally protected in a number of countries. Now in France it's not very commun to see it.

Habitat:

It is found in open woodland on moist calcareous soils

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6 Comments

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 9 years ago

Thank you Adarsha B S

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Interesting! Nice spotting!

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 10 years ago

Thank for her. I can't access at the mission...

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Hermosa orquidea por favor agregala ala mission Orchids of the World

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/9...

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 10 years ago

I hope so. This is one of the largest orchids encountered in France naturally.

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Gorgeous!
In the UK there is only one known wild plant left! The Victorians were very fond of digging it up, and digging it up.....
A few seed raised progeny have been reintroduced and are doing well apparently, so there is still some hope for it here.

Jonathan Guyot
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Jonathan Guyot

Chapareillan, Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jun 10, 2010
Submitted on Feb 7, 2012

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