Showy Lady's Slipper
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|The State Flower of Minnesota, the Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) is one of 43 orchid species that grow in the state.|
The flower may produce a half-million seeds a year, as fine as flour dust and live up to 100 years old.
This Specimen was photographed at the Como Park Conservatory in St. Paul MN, USA. ISO 800, + 0.7, at 90mm (value corrected), cropped to straighten and sharpened.
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Wellcome to TN and Happy New Year.
Good portrait of this delicate flower. I'm myself a wildflowers lover and I really enjoy your post.