Butterfly Orchid (Arachnorchis lobata - formerly Caladenia lobata)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Nov), favours shrubby forest in well drained soils, often on slopes of streams.  Flowers very large with broad tremulous labellum.

Photographed 28/9/08 at Mt. Barker.

Detailed labellum photograph


Crystalline Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis nivalis - formerly Caladenia nivalis)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours low heath on granite outcrops.  Flowers are brilliant white; lateral sepals and petals held stiffly.

Photographed 18/9/08 at Cape to Cape walk trail, Yallingup.

Detailed labellum photograph


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