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05.31.2021 Macro Monday-White Pink Lady’s Slipper

So far the only white Cypripedium acaule I have found this year. In the past several years there have been a few  in the spot where I found the Pink pair that I posted last week but none at that … Continue reading

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05.23.2021 Dutch Bonnets

Yesterday morning my mission was to visit a dependable spot for pink lady’s slippers and especially the white variant of Cypripedium acaule. Unfortunately, this year the number of plants there is lower than usual and there were no white flowers, … Continue reading

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06.02.2020- Corona Lady’s Slipper

The nose knows that you can’t be too careful out there.

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04.27.2020 Macro Monday Old Favorite

This is not an uncommon sight with many similar images posted on the internet.  There has not been anything of note to my knowledge so far, not that I am an expert, as to why these White Slant-line moths-Tetracis cachexiata … Continue reading

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05.30.2019 Closeup and all-encompassing

The Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro Lens is pretty good at getting the entire environment while creating a very sharp closeup.  The only problem is, for a shot like this, one has to lie down and I am not … Continue reading

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05.24.2019 Demure Beauty

The season has finally arrived.  This is a bumper crop year for Lady’s Slippers. Of course, there will be more.  This is just day one.  🙂

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05.31.2016 A lovely lady’s backside

While many folks rail against our current level of political correctness, I don’t usually have a problem with it and try my best to be as least offensive as possible.  But I do occasionally falter and today’s title is a … Continue reading

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05.30.2016 One thing to do on a rainy day

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

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05.25.2016 Lovely Lady

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

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06.02.2015 Invitation to the Pollination

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

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