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Flora:Fairy Slipper

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Fairy Slipper Orchid near Greenleaf Viewpoint (Steve Hart)
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Orchid Family


Alternate Names: Calypso Orchid, Deer's Head Orchid, Fairy Slipper Orchid, Fairy Pink, Fairyslipper

Color Pink.jpg
Petals Pinkthree.jpg
Origin Native.jpg
Status Uncommon.jpg

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Description

The Fairy Slipper makes its home deep in the forest. They have three petals and three highly modified sepals that look like more petals. Look for these beneath large evergreen trees.

Munra Point (Steve Hart)
In Lacamas Park (Steve Hart)
Near Greenleaf Viewpoint (Steve Hart)
Munra Point (Steve Hart)
Munra Point (Steve Hart)
Mitchell Point (Steve Hart)


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