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Wild Cypripedium acaule, Georgia

This is a discussion on Wild Cypripedium acaule, Georgia within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I believe these are Cypripedium acaule, or Pink Lady's Slippers. My Wife and I found ...

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    Default Wild Cypripedium acaule, Georgia

    I believe these are Cypripedium acaule, or Pink Lady's Slippers. My Wife and I found this one a couple of weeks ago while hiking a forestry service road in Rabun County, Georgia on vacation. I've been told they're fairly rare this far south. It's the first orchid we've personally "discovered" growing wild.

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    What a great discovery! I bet there are more around this one. Usually when I have seen orchids in the wild, there are others near by of the same type. Really a beautiful Cypripedium orchid.

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    What a great find!

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    Quite lovely!

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    Great find. Thanks for sharing.

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