mountain lady's slipper

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Related to mountain lady's slipper: Cypripedium montanum
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Noun1.mountain lady's slipper - leafy plant having a few stems in a clump with 1 white and dull purple flower in each upper leaf axil; Alaska to northern California and Wyoming
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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In a small glen nearby grows another orchid, the Mountain Lady's Slipper. This precious flower takes nearly 12 years to grow from seed.

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