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Katie B.

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An Egg for Breakfast? (Cypripedium montanum)

Everyone who sees this picture tells me it reminds them of an egg. It has now become the picture of the "egg flower". Since I do most of my photography in the early morning hours, I would not mind if some plants were to turn into eggs for me to eat. Afterall, I get quite hungry at times during my photography expeditions.

This is a native lady slipper orchid (Cypripedium montanum) that is somewhat rare.

Comments 2

  • Jacqueline Chay 08/22/2006 14:41

    Wow very lucky to see one one these in its natural surrounding - very nice capture of it - i found these in the Botanical Gardens Glass house in Sydney
    Regards Jackie
  • Marc Thys 08/22/2006 8:34

    Morning light,beautiful light.Very good pic from a beautiful orchid.