Tag Archives: native orchids

02.05.2021 Flashback Friday Flash Forward

A little anticipation, albeit with several months yet to pass, of my planned trip to Northern Maine. Although I do find white lady’s slippers in some of my local haunts, they are seen by the hundreds (possibly a slight exaggeration) … Continue reading

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05.27.2020 Wordless Wednesday

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05.26.2020 Tuesday Twins

Here are a couple of Pink Lady’s Slippers – Cypripedium acaule for starters.  I visited a spot where they can always, so far, be found and they did not disappoint. This was actually my last composition but it is here first … Continue reading

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06.22.2015 Annual meadow orchids

Not too much to say about these.  I’ve posted both here before, but it’s an annual tradition for me to visit my wet meadow near Lawrence Swamp for them.  They are such lovely flowers and it is hard to not … Continue reading

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11.15.2014 Nodding Ladies’ Tresses

Steve Schwartzman posted a very nice image of his local Great Plains ladies’ tresses orchid (Spiranthes magnicamporum) and in our comments we mentioned this cousin species that I see locally.  I had not uploaded an image to the website but … Continue reading

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