Rare wildflower growing locally

Barriere

  • Jun. 20, 2011 10:00 a.m.
Area resident Tracey Corraini says she never new that the biennial blooms she looks forward to that grow near a local creek are the “rare and unusual” mountain lady’s slipper (cypripedium montanum).  The mountain lady’s-slipper is near extinction in many areas and rare in others. While it is widely distributed geographically

Area resident Tracey Corraini says she never new that the biennial blooms she looks forward to that grow near a local creek are the “rare and unusual” mountain lady’s slipper (cypripedium montanum). The mountain lady’s-slipper is near extinction in many areas and rare in others. While it is widely distributed geographically