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Calypso bulbosa (L. ) Oakes
FAIRY SLIPPER
Calypso; Fairy-Slipper

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Calypso bulbosa
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Calypso bulbosa

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Calypso bulbosa (L.) Oakes
fairy slipper

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General Information
Symbol: CABU
Group: Monocot
Family: Orchidaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
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Images

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Brother Alfred Brousseau. Provided by St. Mary's College of California . ©St. Mary's College of California. Usage Requirements .

©Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Canada, Bruce Peninsula, Flower Pot Island. Usage Requirements .

©Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Canada, Bruce Peninsula, Flower Pot Island. Usage Requirements .

©Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Canada, Bruce Peninsula, Flower Pot Island. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Mary Clay Stensvold. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States, AK, S.E. region, Myriad Islands, Chichagof Island, west side, Porcupine Inlet. Usage Requirements .

Margaret Williams. ©Nevada Native Plant Society. Provided by Nevada Native Plant Society . United States, CA. Usage Requirements .

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Margaret Williams. ©Nevada Native Plant Society. Provided by Nevada Native Plant Society . United States, CA. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Orchidales
Family Orchidaceae – Orchid family
Genus Calypso Salisb. – fairy slipper
Species Calypso bulbosa (L.) Oakes – fairy slipper

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Calypso bulbosa . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Calypso bulbosa</i>
(L.) Oakes var. <i>
americana</i>
(R. Br.) Luer
Calypso bulbosa var. americana
fairy slipper Distribution of <i>
Calypso bulbosa</i>
(L.) Oakes var. <i>
occidentalis</i>
(Holz.) B. Boivin
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
fairy slipper

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Michigan calypso or fairy-slipper Threatened
New Hampshire fairy slipper Endangered
New York calypso Endangered
Vermont fairy slipper Threatened
Wisconsin fairy slipper Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FAC
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (CABU)

Wildlife

Food

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Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 1208 0803 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 1208 0804 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Fairy Slipper
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© 2008 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Fairy Slipper
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© 2008 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 1208 0807 [detail]
© 2008 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3122 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3123 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3124 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3125 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3126 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3127 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 1111 2222 3128 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0817 3123 [detail]
© 2017 Timothy Boomer

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0817 3124 [detail]
© 2017 Timothy Boomer

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0218 1915 [detail]
© 2018 Timothy Boomer

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0218 1916 [detail]
© 2018 Timothy Boomer

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0218 1917 [detail]
© 2018 Timothy Boomer

Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Western Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0218 1918 [detail]
© 2018 Timothy Boomer

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Number of matches : 164
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Calypso bulbosa%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 8253 3202 4145 0055 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Fairy Slipper-calypso Orchid
ID: 0024 3291 1997 0100 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 8120 3181 4016 0011 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Cytherea, Orchid
ID: 0024 3291 1997 0099 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0059 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Desert Sweet, Fernbush
ID: 8076 3101 4736 0007 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 8120 3181 4564 0107 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0062 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Fairy-slipper Orchid
ID: 0000 0000 0103 0608 [detail]
© 2003 Craig Smith

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 0000 0000 0907 1221 [detail]
© 2007 Dianne Fristrom

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Fairy Slipper
ID: 8253 3202 4145 0054 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Fairy Slipper
ID: 0000 0000 0103 0134 [detail]
© 1995 Jerry Murray

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0060 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 0000 0000 0102 0229 [detail]
© 2000 William Leonard

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Fairy Pink
ID: 9189 3301 3541 0131 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 1335 3153 0216 0017 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 0024 3291 1997 0101 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2000 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0057 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0058 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0054 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0053 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 0000 0000 0102 0230 [detail]
© 2000 William Leonard

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 8253 3202 4145 0056 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Calypso bulbosa
Calypso bulbosa
Calypso Orchid
ID: 5208 1611 1726 0055 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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