Fifteen Acres

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Australian Terrestrial Orchids

We are fortunate to have many species of Australian Terrestrial Orchids growing on our property.  I’m still learning how to identify them. so this list will grow as I sort through my photographs and take new ones in seasons to come. All photographs of the orchids listed below were taken on our property.

Blunt Greenhood (Pterostylis curta)

Brown Clubbed Spider Orchid (Caladenia phaeoclavia)

Donkey Orchid

Duck Orchid

Gnat Orchid

Golden Moth Orchid (Diuris chryseopsis)

Grassland Sun Orchid (Thelymitra basaltica)

Maroonhood (Pterostylis pedunculata)

Mayfly Orchid (Acianthus caudatus)

Nodding Greenhood (Pterostylis nutans)

Ornate Pink Fingers (Caladenia ornata)

Parsons Bands

Parson’s Bands (Eriochilus cucullatus)

Pink Fingers

Rabbits Ears Orchid

Red Beard-Orchid 

Rosy Hyacinth-orchid (Dipodium roseum)

Slender Onion-orchid (Microtis parviflora)

Salmon Sun-Orchid (Thelymitra rubra)

Sharp Greenhood (Pterostylis x ingens)

Slaty Helmet Orchid (Corybas incurvus)

Slender Sun Orchid (Thelymitra pauciflora)

Small Spider-orchid (Caladenia parva)

Spotted Sun Orchid

Striped (Striated) Greenhood (Pterostylis alata)

Tall Greenhood (Pterostylis longifolia)

Tiger Orchid

Tiny Greenhood (Pterostylis parviflora)

Tiny Gnat Orchid/Small Mosquito Orchid (Acianthus pusillus)

Waxlip Orchid (Glossodia Major)

Western Bronzehood Orchid (Caladenia iridescens)

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