Cypripedium acaule


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Related to Cypripedium acaule: moccasin flower, Lady slipper
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Noun1.Cypripedium acaule - once common rose pink woodland orchid of eastern North AmericaCypripedium acaule - once common rose pink woodland orchid of eastern North America
ladies' slipper, lady's slipper, lady-slipper, slipper orchid - any of several chiefly American wildflowers having an inflated pouchlike lip; difficult or impossible to cultivate in the garden
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Alton Lindsey conducted the first cursory floral survey in 1972 and reported Cypripedium acaule, Lycopodium clavatum, twenty living tamarack trees, and an open Acer canopy forming above the tamarack (Swinehart 1994).
Three species, including Caltha palustris, Cypripedium acaule, and Platanthera ciliaris, were documented with photographs only.