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Fairy Slipper

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Also known as a calypso orchid, the fairy slipper (Calypso bulbosa. ) is a beautiful little orchid that grows in forests rich in humus or leaf mould. Fairy slippers are found throughout the western states and all of Canada. Each … Continue reading

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Orchid Fungi

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Orchids can be found on every continent except Antarctica and comprise about 10% of all plant species (that statistic surprised me). Extremely sensitive to environmental changes and habitat loss, many native orchids have become extremely rare, resulting in a black-market … Continue reading

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