Yore Place

...in Egg Harbor

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A Patch of Yellow Lady’s Slippers - #0710

patch of yellow

The official flower of Door County. Cypripedium Calceolus, calceolus is Latin for “small shoe”. Fragrant Yellow Lady’s Slippers are the most abundant of the Lady’s Slipper orchids. The average life span of a plant is 20 years and some may live to 100 years, provided they are not eaten by deer. Early settlers and Native Americans used the root to treat an assortment of ailments, including toothache, depression, insomnia, plus. However, the hairy leaves and stems can cause painful blisters on the skin of one picking them. Habitat: ridges, rich deciduous woods.

Original watercolor by PaPa Giz - 6" x 12" - #0710 - Phone or e-mail for pricing.


Yore Place in Egg Harbor