yellow lady-slipper


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Noun1.yellow lady-slipper - maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lipyellow lady-slipper - maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lip; Europe, North America and Japan
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
Cypripedium calceolus pubescens, large yellow lady's slipper - plant of eastern and central North America having slightly fragrant purple-marked greenish-yellow flowers
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My own experience with native orchids began when I was a boy growing up on a farm in Saskatchewan where the yellow lady-slipper was an uncommon, but unforgettable wildflower.