Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper Orchid


Rick photographing wild slipper orchid

Climbing out of Pearisburg my dad spotted a flower.

Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper Orchid in wild
Turned out to be a flowering lady slipper orchid! SWEET! We’ve seen lots of foliage but haven’t seen anything in bloom yet.

Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper Orchids in wild
On the way out on Wednesday we found a whole bunch of them! Pretty nice to see!

Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper Orchids in wild
I wondered how many other people walked right on by and didn’t notice? Sometimes you get involved in the one foot in front of the other and forget to look around—rather, if you look around you end up tripping on a rock or stump.

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One thought on “Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper Orchid

  1. Moosie says:

    Oh how pretty! I want some 🙂

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