Calypso orchid

The Calpyso orchid or fairy slipper (Calypso bulbosa) is a common early spring orchid of moist coniferous forests of western North America and across Canada. This photo was taken at Kamiak Butte in Washington state.


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Mg-k - Apr 19, 2006 9:17 am - Hasn't voted

how I love it

Unfortunately, I have not yet seen her. I'd like to go to Lappland since years, but it fails year by year. But I have not given up my hope of once seeing Calypso.


mrh - Apr 27, 2006 9:47 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: how I love it

Does the Calypso grow in Lappland?

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vancouver islander - Mar 11, 2007 4:37 am - Voted 10/10

Grows in my garden

But not 'til next month. Nice shot.

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