Along the Air Line... Lady's-Slipper Orchids (Cypripedium acaule)
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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May 21st, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 18th, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This close view reveals a pearl-like yellow "pollinium" or pollen ball which must be transfered to another flower for seeds to be set.