Large Yellow Lady’s Slipper

Photo of large yellow lady’s slipper

We have two subspecies of yellow lady’s slipper in our state. Large yellow lady’s slipper (var. pubescens) has a lip 1-2¼ inches long, flags yellowish green with purplish streaks, and 3-4 leaves per stem. It is the larger variety, growing to 2 feet high, and it grows in eastern Missouri.

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