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A Wild Calypso Orchid grows in heavily forested areas. The orchid is also know as the Fairy slipper or Venus's slipper. The species range of the calypso orchid is circumpolar. Found in the northern United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Russia & Japan. The species is considered threatened or endangered in several U.S. states & Sweden & Finland. It is virtually impossible to cultivate the calypso orchid due to a specific beneficial fungus associated with its roots