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Plant Details

Cypripedium reginae

Showy Lady's Slipper

Scientific Name:

Cypripedium reginae

Common Name:

Showy Lady's Slipper

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White & Pink

Size in Feet:

2.5

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

State Rank:

SH - 0? Extant Populations - Of historical occurence in NC, perhaps not having been verified in the past 20 years, and suspected to be still extant (*)

State Status:

W - Watch List (*)

Plants in Bloom

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© David R. McAdoo

Closeup of Bloom

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© David R. McAdoo

In White - Cypripedium reginae alba

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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