This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Lady slipper orchid
- Perennials, Poisonous Plants, Wildflowers
- Erect herb with glandular hairs; leaves basal or on stem, broad strap-like; flowers with large, sac-like lower lip and other, narrow, spreading flower parts, yellow, pink, white; fruit a capsule with many, minute seeds
- USA, NC
- Mountains, Piedmont
- Poison Part:
- Glandular, irritating hairs on leaves
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Skin irritation after contact
- Toxic Principle:
- SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Forest or natural area in dry pinelands and rich woods
NCCES plant id: 1018