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Photos from PTH12 at DoverRd on 2005-Sep20:
Cyp (Cypripedium sp): a few survived Cyp (Cypripedium sp): a few survived Cyp (Cypripedium sp): a few survived
This Dover Rd location, owned by "51718 Ltd", has long been one of the best places in southeastern Manitoba to see Showy ladyslippers, Yellow ladyslippers, and New-England asters. But it has now become a residential development with 4-8 acre lots, and construction which has begun on the piece with the best lady-slippers has wiped out most of them. This is sad. I cannot help wondering if the owners would have acted differently had they been aware of how special this place and its plants were?