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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Southern Lady's Slipper   Cypripedium kentuckiensis    
Orchid family — Orchidaceae

Also known as:
Kentucky Lady's Slipper, Lady's Slipper Orchid

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One of the rarest and most beautiful plants in Texas, this lady's slipper orchid of East Texas should be admired but never picked. It usually blooms in April.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: April

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