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Ram's-head Lady's-slipper
Cypripedium arietinum

Ram's-head lady's-slipper is rare, and it is believed to be extinct in Connecticut.

• Family: Orchid (Orchidaceae)
• Habitat: cold bogs and damp woods
• Height: 6-15 inches
• Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch long
• Flower color: pink and brown
• Flowering time: May to June
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.