PINK LADY’S SLIPPER: two basal leaves, heavily pleated (ridged?), parallel-veined, shiny green. Green “hood.” Top and bottom reddish structures like petals or sepals. To sides, thinner, darker, hairier structures. Insect flies through entrance into slipper part of the flower. At top of slipper, there’s a tongue overlapping the top with a structure (the ovary?) inside. The structure looks like a duck’s bill with two eyes. The inside of the flower is hairy. Hair is quite thick toward the top. Growing in pine woods, but I’m also seeing maple and beech leaves plus hay-scented ferns and club moss.

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