showy lady's-slipper


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Related to showy lady's-slipper: Cypripedium reginae
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Noun1.showy lady's-slipper - pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lipshowy lady's-slipper - pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lip
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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Perhaps because of the irritant on the leaves, deer don't usually browse on the showy lady's-slipper.