moccasin flower


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moccasin flower:

see orchidorchid,
popular name for members of the Orchidaceae, a family of perennial herbs widely distributed in both hemispheres. The unusually large family (of some 450 genera and an estimated 10,000 to 17,500 species) includes terrestrial, epiphytic (see epiphyte), and saprophytic
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This is the most common lady's-slipper in New York State and is also called moccasin flower, or the stemless lady's-slipper.
The moccasin flower seems susceptible to frosts during the growing season.