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Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum I usually find these in early June, so they were a bit early this year!<br />
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Large, yellow flower on the end of a leafy stalk. Flowers have an inflated, yellow, pouch-shaped lip petal. <br />
This flower is listed as &quot;Exploitably Vulnerable&quot; in New York. This designation means that this species is likely to become threatened in the near future throughout its range if causal factors continue unchecked.<br />
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Habitat: Mostly coniferous forest<br />
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Large, yellow flower on the end of a leafy stalk. Flowers have an inflated, yellow, pouch-shaped lip petal. <br />
This flower is listed as &quot;Exploitably Vulnerable&quot; in New York. This designation means that this species is likely to become threatened in the near future throughout its range if causal factors continue unchecked.<br />
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Habitat: Mostly coniferous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81674/greater_yellow_ladys_slipper_-_cypripedium_parviflorum.html Cypripedium parviflorum,Geotagged,Spring,United States,Yellow lady&#039;s slipper" /></a></figure> Cypripedium parviflorum,Geotagged,Spring,United States,Yellow lady's slipper Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum

I usually find these in early June, so they were a bit early this year!

Large, yellow flower on the end of a leafy stalk. Flowers have an inflated, yellow, pouch-shaped lip petal.
This flower is listed as "Exploitably Vulnerable" in New York. This designation means that this species is likely to become threatened in the near future throughout its range if causal factors continue unchecked.

Habitat: Mostly coniferous forest

Greater Yellow Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium parviflorum I usually find these in early June, so they were a bit early this year!<br />
<br />
Large, yellow flower on the end of a leafy stalk. Flowers have an inflated, yellow, pouch-shaped lip petal. <br />
This flower is listed as "Exploitably Vulnerable" in New York. This designation means that this species is likely to become threatened in the near future throughout its range if causal factors continue unchecked.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Mostly coniferous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81674/greater_yellow_ladys_slipper_-_cypripedium_parviflorum.html Cypripedium parviflorum,Geotagged,Spring,United States,Yellow lady's slipper

    comments (4)

  1. Stunning! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks Lisa! They are so pretty, but I struggle to get shots of them because they hang downwards at awkward angles. Posted 3 months ago
      1. I think this is just perfect. <3 I struggle with a lot of flowers as well! Posted 3 months ago
        1. Thanks. Yellow and white ones are really hard for me. Posted 3 months ago

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''Cypripedium parviflorum'', commonly known as yellow lady's slipper, moccasin flower, or hairy yellow ladyslipper is a lady's slipper orchid found in North America.

Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 11, 2019. Captured May 18, 2019 10:19 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm