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.
MN state flower
greenthumb99 Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a) Jun 20, 2012
What a treat, I have encountered them in the wild only a couple times in my entire life.