Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb. var. pubescens (Willd.) O.W.Knight image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

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Keir Morse

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Mark Feider

Mark Feider

Mark Mittelstadt

Merel R. Black
Family Orchidaceae
Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb. var. pubescens (Willd.) O.W.Knight
large yellow lady's-slipper
Cypripedium: incorrect Latinization of ancient Greek words meaning "Venus's shoe"
parviflorum: Latin for "small flower"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-30" tall forb
Flower: 6-parted, pouch 1 1/8"- 2" long, yellow, often with purple veins; sepals usually twisted, green-yellow to purple-brown; inflorescence 1 or 2 flowers; blooms May-June
Leaf:mostly surrounding the stem, oval
Habitat: dry to moderate moisture; woods, forests
Notes: differs from C. p. var. makasin by having a bigger pouch, lighter sepals, and occurring more often in upland sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cypripedium calceolus L. var. planipetalum (Fernald) Vict. & J.Rousseau
Cypripedium calceolus L. var. pubescens (Willd.) Correll
Cypripedium flavescens DC.
Cypripedium parviflorum Salisb. var. planipetalum Fernald
Cypripedium planipetalum (Fernald) F.Morris & E.A.Eames
Cypripedium pubescens Willd.
Cypripedium veganum Cockerell, P.Barker & M.Barker

         
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