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Taken 14-May-13
15 of 22 photos

Calypso 2013 5

Calypso is the name of one of the Nereids (sea nymphs) in Greek mythology. I'm not quite sure how a woodland orchid came to bear her name, but it's a lovely name for a lovely flower.

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Keywords:Calypso bulbosa, calypso orchid, fairy slipper, flower, orchid, wild

fairy slipper orchid / calypso orchid closeup