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Calypso Orchid

This super rare orchid is found in heavily shaded forest areas and may be in small groups. Look closely, as you may miss it!

Back of a fairy slipper Pink fairy slipper flower

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Calypso bulbosa
Growing Season:Early Summer
Soil Type:Wooded, shady areas
Other Names:

Fairy Slipper, Venus Slipper, Angel Slipper, Deer's Head Orchid