The English call it lady's-slipper; the Indians know it as the moccasin flower.
It was the moccasin flower, the most beautiful of our early orchids.
About ten years ago at Lake City, Minnesota, we tried to propagate the moccasin flower.
Slipping off, I came to the side of a lake on which were boats and Indian canoes of the moccasin flower.
Wherever it be found, the moccasin flower will always hold me by its sheer beauty.
Old settlers tell of gathering the pink and white "moccasin flower" by the bushel, to decorate for some special occasion.
It is called the moccasin flower because it resembles the Indian shoe.
"Well, he wasn't looking at no moccasin flower when I seed him," Mandy persisted.
From its name—Minnesota—to its floral emblem—the moccasin flower—the State everywhere bears the impress of former occupation.