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Ladies on the Dock

The Lady’s Slipper is the state flower of Minnesota. They are not very common. We came across these ones growing through a dock laying on the ground near a lake. There were others growing free nearby.

Showy Lady's Slippers growing through a dock by a lake in Minnesota

There are conservation statutes and special instructions for if, when, and how they can be transplanted. Later that summer or the next year, there were no more of the flowers to be found in the area.

Fragile, transient beauty.

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