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Title Yellow lady-slipper Cypripedium, pubescens, Orchidaceae
Date May 11, 1950
Description The image shows a blooming yellow lady-slipper (Cypripedium pubescens) with another in the background. The plant was found in Roanoke County, Virginia. The photograph was taken by Myrl Brooks on May 11, 1950. Marked by the National Park Service as being from milepost 125 in section 1N of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photographer's remarks on photocard: "Should not be distributed for any reason"
Location Location Name: Milepost 125
Parkway Milepost: 125.0
Latitude: 37.197018
Longitude: -80.009345
Creator Individual Myrl Brooks
Tags Flora
Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway