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Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule) discovered by Marcel Roy (#780)

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Sighting Info

Observed: June 15, 2012 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: June 15, 2012 @ 10:27 AM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Pink Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium acaule) is an interesting wildflower in the Orchid Family. This plant has only two leaves. They are green and branch out from the center of the plant. A single flower stalk also grows from the center. The deep pink flower, which many people say looks like a slipper, grows about three inches long. Unlike most flowers you see, this flower is closed tightly except for a small opening in the front.

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By NL Nature Support on 7/28/2012 12:03:21 PM

Very nice pictures, sorry for keeping them hidden for so long!

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