Calflora
Taxon  Report   1333    
Calypso bulbosa  (L.) Oakes
Fairy slipper,  Fairyslipper orchid
Calypso bulbosa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Calypso
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Calypso bulbosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CABU)

YouTube:  Time Lapse of Flower Development and Seed Setting.


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).