Caleana minor

The small duck orcid - Caleana minor - is commonly encountered in coastal heathland throughout Victoria. This particular reserve had hundreds of plants throughout it.

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Spiranthes australis after rain

An unseasonally heavy rain event fills an alpine lake in Victoria and temporarily submerges the Spiranthes australis (or S. alticola?) residing on its edge. This species loves wet feet but…

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Yarra Ranges June

A few winter growing terrestrial species popping up in the Yarra Ranges. A gnat trapped inside the hood of Pterostylis nutans. The pollinium from another plant can be seen attached…

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Acianthus caudatus

This species of midge orchid is one of my favourites. I love the extremely long and thin petals that radiate from the lip. Inspecting the plants with macro reveals an…

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