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l6blue
Coon Rapids, MN
(Zone 4b)

June 18, 2012
2:13 PM

Post #9170420

We were driving along yesterday near Itasca State Park, and I insisted my husband stop the car so I could get a closer look at the showy lady slipper (Cypripedium reginae) growing in the ditches along the roadways. They were abundant.

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l6blue
Coon Rapids, MN
(Zone 4b)

June 18, 2012
2:19 PM

Post #9170440

A couple more pics.

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frostweed
Josephine, Arlington, TX
(Zone 8a)

June 20, 2012
11:37 AM

Post #9172986

Wow!! those are beautiful!!

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 20, 2012
6:18 PM

Post #9173476

What a treat, I have encountered them in the wild only a couple times in my entire life.

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