|Location||Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan.|
Found in swampy or boggy woods and in openings of cedar swamps. Occasionally it can be seen in wet, open roadside ditches. Prefers some sun and "cold bottom" conditions.
|Flowering Season||June through July.|
Height: 20 - 90 cm.
Cypripedium reginae, like the yellow lady's-slippers, is covered by a dense mat of fine pubescence which can be irritating to the skin of some people in the manner of poison ivy.
Cypripedium reginae forma albolabium Fernald and Schubert
The white form occurs rarely throughout the range of the species and is frequently found growing among the pink and white slippers.
The Genus Cypripedium
© Royal Botanical Gardens, Dr. Donald Gunn Image Collection.