Weekly Wildflowers- Donnell Pond, Franklin, ME

Aralia nudicaulis, Wild Sarsaparilla, Apiaceae

 

Aralia nudicaulis, Wild Sarsaparilla, Apiaceae

 

Leatherleaf, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Ericaceae

 

Lowbush Blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium, Ericaceae

 

Gaylussacia baccata, Black Huckleberry, Ericaceae
Canada Mayflower, Maianthemum canadense, Ruscaceae
Canada Mayflower, Maianthemum canadense, Ruscaceae

 

Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 
Cypripedium acaule, Pink Lady Slipper, Orchidaceae 

 

Red Chokeberry, Aronia arbutifolia, Rosaceae 
Red Chokeberry, Aronia arbutifolia, Rosaceae 
Red Chokeberry, Aronia arbutifolia, Rosaceae 
Starflower, Lysimachia borealis, Myrsinaceae
Starflower, Lysimachia borealis, Myrsinaceae
Starflower, Lysimachia borealis, Myrsinaceae

I was so excited to see the white version of the Lady Slippers this weekend- they’re clearly still Cypripedium acaule, but with slight color variations – I’d never seen that pale pink to white before.

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