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Why, get wet, of course. Yesterday, I met up with a friend who wanted to show me her location for White variant Pink Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium acaule) . The spot where I sometimes find one isn’t productive this year and … Continue reading
Here’s another up close and personal with a Pink Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium acaule). As you can see, we are in a pine woods this morning. The sky was bright with thin clouds, good for lighting the plant but a bit … Continue reading
In an obvious case of entrapment 🙂 the lady’s slipper labellum sac is colorful and has an inviting opening for a bee to enter. But that opening only allows entrance and the bee then has to escape by flying up … Continue reading
Fun on the forest floor.
There are certain wildflowers that I try to visit every year. The Painted Trilliums probably top the list, but not far behind are the Yellow Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium parviflorum). I am not sure if they are naturally occurring in this … Continue reading