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McAdoo, David R.
Cypripedium candidum Muhl. ex Willd.
White lady's slipper, Small white lady's slipper
USDA Symbol: CYCA5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Found in moist prairies and meadows in the Upper Midwest and parts of the Northeast of the United States. It extends into Canada in southern Manitoba and Ontario, where it is listed as an endangered species. Isolated populations in southern Saskatchewan and northern Alabama.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
, WI Canada: MB
, SK Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2012-11-11
Research By: TWC Staff