Pink Lady Slipper (Cypripedium acaule)
Image ID: 2015/cvwv05Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Moccasin Flower, Pink Moccasin-Flower
Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid)
Height: 0.5 to 1.25 ft.
Blooms: April to July
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 2.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Canaan Valley/Blackwater Falls
Notes: Two large petals curl to form a pouch.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.