General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Yellow Russet
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Other: The plant flowers the first time after 16 years
Underground structures: Rhizome
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid
  • Ducks
  • Golden Slipper
  • Noah's Ark
  • Nerve root
  • Pouch flower
  • Indian Shoe
  • Moccasin Flower
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Cypripedium calceolus
  • Synonym: Cypripedium atsmori
  • Synonym: Cypripedium microsaccos

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