Cypripedium candidum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyOrchidaceae
Family (Traditional)Orchidaceae
GenusCypripedium
SpeciesCypripedium candidum Muhl. ex Willd.
Common Namewhite lady's slipper
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 9.8
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); KY[S1] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Hardin (KY), Lewis (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, MDKY, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1991 - 1991

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100107117 Hardin Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Cypripedium candidum
TENN-V-0073083 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Cypripedium candidum
APSC0076084 Lewis Kentucky 07 May 1991 Max Medley
APSC
Cypripedium candidum
APSC0099439 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Cypripedium candidum
MDKY00006510 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Cypripedium candidum
APSC0099440 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Cypripedium candidum
APSC0069774 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Cypripedium candidum
BRIT468932 Hardin Kentucky Raymond Athey
VDB
Cypripedium candidum
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Plant Photos

Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield
Cypripedium candidum - Tara Littlefield