Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb.

Lesser Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Cypripedium

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: To 24" tall

Exposure: Part Shade

Description: 

Yellow lip, flowering in spring. Likes shady swamps and wet woods.

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History: 

Native to the US and Canada.

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 1: 77 in 1791.

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