Lady's Slipper, Moccasin Flower, Camel's Foot, Squirrel Foot, Venus' Shoes

The name of the genus is Greek for "the shoe of Venus" and it consists of about 58 species of orchids. They are native to widespread areas of the Northern Hemisphere and down into Central America.


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Cypripedium acaule Pink Lady's Slipper
C. calceolus var. pubescens Yellow Lady's Slipper
   

 

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