The Lady’s Slipper Orchid

The Lady's Slipper Orchid

Minnesota’s State Flower 1902  Today the Showy Lady’s Slipper became the State Flower of Minnesota. The Lady’s Slipper Orchid was discovered in 1789 by the botanist William Aiton. The common name Lady’ s-Slipper is from the unusual form of the third petal that makes that part of the bloom look like a little shoe. During…

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