Audio postcard: Searching for orchids at Lake Bemidji State Park

A close-up of a wildflower.
A stemless lady’s slipper, taken at Lake Bemidji State Park in Minnesota.
Courtesy of Kelly Povo

On Morning Edition, we get occasional dispatches from wildflower chasers Phyllis Root and Kelly Povo, as they roam the state looking for what’s in bloom.

Their latest postcard comes from the bog boardwalk at Lake Bemidji State Park, in northern Minnesota, where they caught the beginning of orchid season.

Root and Povo are the authors of “Searching for Minnesota’s Native Wildflowers.”

Click on the audio player above to hear their latest audio postcard.

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