Cyripedum acaule 

Pink Ladies Slipper

Names and Myths

Cyripedum   Greek Kypris, Venus + podion slipper = Venus’ slipper common European name, here becomes moccasin flower. acaule stem less.

Natural history / Folklore

All species contain a poisonous substance in the stalks and leaves.21 Deer are fond of flowers and buds.


April - July Pink Two basal leaves, single pink flower. Dry or Wet woods

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