Yellow Mignonette Orchid (Microtidium atratum - formerly Microtis atrata)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Dec), favours low-lying sites and swamps.  Australia's smallest terrestrial orchid.  Tiny flowers have unlobed labellum which has rows of tiny papillae

Photographed 22/9/08 near Augusta.

Detailed labellum photograph


Flushed Sun Orchid (Thelymitra canaliculata)

Flowers in Spring (Oct - Dec), favours swamp margins or on raised hummocks.  Flowers medium, blue with dark veins and sometimes flushed with pink.

Photographed 2/10/08 near Jerramungup.

Detailed column photograph


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