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  • Pink ladyslipper Cypripedium acaule is one of the few orchid species that has managed to survive in NYC.

    Marielle Anzelone: Nature in New York City

  • Since 1990, Staten Island, the most bucolic borough, has lost more than 30% of its indigenous vegetation, including such botanical treasures as nodding trillium and yellow ladyslipper orchid.

    Marielle Anzelone: More Than the Million Trees, Where Is Nature in PlaNYC?

  • The ladyslipper on the right is an alien in disguise.

    Fun with the macro lens

  • Showy ladyslipper, Cypripedium reginae, is an example of a unique plant that thrives in fens.

    Fens

  • Corn waving on the moorlands where naught but horsetail grew before, blue bells nodding on the fells, and yellow sunlight blazing in the ladyslipper flowers outside a house.

    The Growth of the Soil

  • It looks cool, like a ladyslipper or a corner of the hayloft.

    Songs of the Humpback Whale

  • For years and years she had planted flowers --- tulips and hyacinths and poppies and lilies and gladiolus and larkspur and phlox and ladyslipper -- there had always been a riot of color.

    The Tin Soldier

  • One or two species are annuals adaptable to cultivation in the open garden, and their little ladyslipper-like flowers are attractive.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • This connection helps Hale acquire rare varieties, from ladyslipper and cymbidium orchids to parrot tulips.

    The Clog

  • The new designs are a showy ladyslipper flower, a northern Minnesota fishing scene, a white-tailed buck, and a black-capped chickadee.

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    December 14, 2009