moccasin flower definition

  • noun:
    • See lady's slipper.
    • a species of lady's-slipper (Cypripedium acaule) present in united states. The low petal is two inches long, and forms a rose-colored moccasin-shaped pouch. It grows in wealthy forests under coniferous trees.
    • See Cypripedium, Indian-shoe, and lady's slipper.
    • once common rose pink woodland orchid of east the united states

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