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Cypripedium x alaskanum
Cypripedium x alaskanum is a hybrid between Cypripedium yatabeanum and C. guttatum. According to photos online the hybrid seems like a closer match than either of the parent species. Read more here: https://northamericanorchidcenter.org/sl... and the comments here: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations... This hybridization occurs naturally without any human intervention.
Edge of a densely vegetated point ending in a steep cliff overlooking the ocean. Pasagshak Point.
Spotted on Jun 25, 2019
Submitted on Aug 9, 2019