On Father's Day weekend, we always take a ride to the bog in the hopes we will find the
The plant has become increasingly rare due to over collecting and habitat reduction, so each year we hope and pray that we will find the "lady" at the bog. It has a tall, leafy stem that bears 1-2 white-petaled flowers with a brilliant pink pouch, blooming in late June and into July. It is found in constantly moist habitats, including cedar swamps and cedar glades. It prefers a pH near neutral and some sunlight.
Today was the nicest day we have had in the month of June. All the father's were mowing today so they wouldn't have to mow on their special day tomorrow ;o)
I hope you are enjoying the weekend! I am joining Seasonal Sundays.