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Last updated 3/9/2009 by David Giblin.
Cypripedium ×columbianum Sheviak[HC2]

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: Described from British Columbia (Sheviak 1992). Reported for Washington by P. M. Brown in a personal communication to KZ, but no voucher has been located. The two parents do grow mixed together in Spokane Co., but no spontaneous hybrids have been confirmed.

References:

» Brown, P. M. 1995. Checklist of the Orchids of North America North of Mexico. North American Native Orchid Journal Special Publication, Brighton, MA.
» Sheviak, C. J. 1992. Natural hybridization between Cypripedium montanum and its yellow-lipped relatives. Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 61: 546-559.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Cypripedium ×columbiana Sheviak, orthographic variant