Showy Lady's Slipper Cypripedium reginae WatersExtirpated    
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Considered extirpated. According to the Maryland Natural Heritage Program, there was only one known location for Showy Lady's Slipper in Maryland. The location was a sphagnum seep located in Garrett County. The site was last observed by D.E. Redman, and the site has since slipped away into obscurity.

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Maryland's one Showy Lady's Slipper population was found in a sphagnum seep.

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Showy Lady's Slipper in Door Co., Wisconsin (7/1/2011). Unfortunately, this species is extirpated from Maryland. Photo by Corey Raimond. (MBP list)

Showy Lady's Slippers blooming in Windsor Co., Vermont (6/16/2019). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Showy Lady's Slipper budding in Windsor Co., Vermont (6/16/2019). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Vegetative growth of the Showy Lady's Slipper in Windsor Co., Vermont (6/14/2019). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

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