Two varieties of Yellow Lady-slippers in Minnesota. Perennial to 23″ tall. One to several stems in a clump. Leaves 2 to 6 per stem, ovate, 3″-8″ long. One to two flowers per stem; flowers with conspicuous yellow inflated pouch (or lady?s slipper); bloom in May-June. Found most often in mesic (moderate moisture) hardwoods and conifer swamps, occasionally in roadside ditches.
Source: MN DNR
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