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Yellow Lady's Slipper

Yellow Lady's Slipper
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Copyright: Jan Gaisler (honza) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 533 W: 0 N: 720] (4197)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-21
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/4, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Flower(Yellow)II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-05-31 3:43
Viewed: 3409
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yellow Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium calceolus)

Plant Type: This is a herbaceous plant, it is a perennial which can reach 80cm in height. Often in small groups.
Leaves: The leaves are alternate. Leaves can reach 20cm in length. Leaves can be as wide as 10 cm. Each leaf is entire.
Flowers: The flowers are irregular in shape . They are yellow often veined with purple. Blooms first appear in mid spring and continue into late spring.
Habitat: Wooded slopes.

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Lovely looking flower Jan. Wonderful colours to the bloom. Is it related to the orchid? Nice work. Thanks.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-05-31 5:04]

Jan, another great photo of orchid! Family portrait, detailed and well composed. Pity that note is so short - subject looks very interesting!

great shot.. it is so interesting and bautiful.Wonderful colors..

Great picture, Jan.
This beautiful orchide is protected here in Sweden.
Very good colours and good details.
Well done.

These are my beloved orchids. The most beautiful of Polish wild flowers.
Great shot with perfect POV and compostion. Superb colours and light.
I like it very much.
Well done!

Great shot. Colours and details are excellent. I'd love to see them in the wild someday.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-06-02 3:36]

De beau sabot de Vénus bien mis en valeur dans cette composition photographique agréable. Jolies couleurs, bon point de vue et bonne netteté.
Wonderful and rare flowers ! Congratulations Jan !
Did you see my Cypripedium calceolus shot in TN ?

great. Its nice to see the plants habitat. Thanks, Ori

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