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Showy Lady's Slipper Thousands of Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) orchids bloom at a low water fen at the Purdon Conservation Area, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. Canada,Cypripedium reginae,Geotagged,Lanark,Ontario,Purdon Conservation Area,Showy Lady's Slipper,Summer,flower,orchid Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Showy Lady's Slipper

Thousands of Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) orchids bloom at a low water fen at the Purdon Conservation Area, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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  1. So beautiful! I search for these each year, but have not found any - not yet, at least! Posted 24 days ago
    1. They are quite something to see...I am lucky with two locations near to me. Posted 23 days ago

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''Cypripedium reginae'', known as the showy lady's slipper, pink-and-white lady's-slipper, or the queen's lady's-slipper, is a rare terrestrial lady's-slipper orchid native to northern North America.

Despite producing a large amount of seeds per seed pod, it reproduces largely by vegetative reproduction, and remains restricted to the North East region of the United States and south east regions of Canada. Although never common, this rare plant has vanished from much of its historical.. more

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Uploaded Nov 23, 2018. Captured Jun 25, 2018 16:37 in Purdon Conservation Area, Concession Rd 8, Lanark Highlands, ON K0G 1M0, Canada.
  • Canon EOS M100
  • f/6.3
  • 1/318s
  • ISO400
  • 200mm