Plant with smooth leaves
Small with a few white flowers hanging from its stalk
Seen by Karen Lebo, Wendy Sykora, Ken Knoblock, Ken Lebo, Tom Lurz.
This Lady's slipper was growing in a mainly pine section of the forest. It had base leaves, but had not yet grown a stalk or flowers.
This plant has white flowers with a stem leading out to the flower which hangs down. It has a small pointed object coming out of the center of the flower.
Photos by Kelly Sadel.
Asparagales is the name of an order of plants, used in modern classification systems such as the APG III system (which is used throughout this article). The order takes its name from the family Asparagaceae and is placed in the monocots. The order has only recently been recognized in classification systems. It was first put forward by Huber in 1977 and later taken up in the Dahlgren system of 1985. Before this, many of its families...