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Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum (Lesser yellow lady's slipper)
Cressler, Alan

Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum

Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb. var. parviflorum

Lesser Yellow Lady's Slipper

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Synonym(s): Cypripedium calceolus ssp. parviflorum, Cypripedium calceolus var. parviflorum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Obovate , Ovate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CT , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MO , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WA , WV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum


Record Modified: 2014-08-22
Research By: SET

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