Unknown little Orchid on Galiano Island

24 04 2007

This past weekend we were camping at Montague Harbour with the Scouts, on Galiano island.  We came across a pretty little purple orchid.  The problem is We don’t know what it is.  It stands about 10-15 cm tall, and has a purple flower with 5 petals, and a pitcher like bottom to the flower giving it a dragon like face.

Here are a couple of pictures.  Can you identify this flower?

If you know what this beautiful little flower is, please leave a comment!  Thanks!

Note – Thanks to Sam – It has been identified: “Calypso Bulbosa” aka Fairy Slipper or Venus’s Slipper!!!!

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