Looks like Cyp. acaule taken from wild on eBay

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    Paphluvr

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    I've seen a house built on a chunk of land where there used to be an abundance of Cyp. parviflorum and the only bunch of Cyp. candidum I've ever found in MI, presumably without the owners knowledge. How do you know if these were wild collected or on someones private property about to be developed?
     
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    Just ask them straight out where they came from


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    Don't buy it is the best policy.
     
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    Why do you assume they are from the wild?
     
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    5 for 25 bucks, "ages vary", large quantity available, no pics of the actual plants...all red flags.
     
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    True. I once ordered some Cyps for later delivery off eBay and got nothing.
     

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