Twisted Sun Orchid (Thelymitra flexuosa)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Nov), favours moist sites, swamp margins and depressions.  Flowers small; stem zig-zagged.  Short-lived and self-pollinating.

Photographed 29/9/08 at Twin Creek Conservation Reserve near Mt Barker.

Detailed column photograph

Fringed Leek Orchid (Prasophyllum fimbria)

Flowers in Winter/Spring (Jun - Sep), favours mainly burnt forests and heath, often in winter-wet areas.  Flowers have a glistening white and pink labellum; callus fringed.

Photographed 25/9/08 south of Northcliffe in previous summer burn area.

Detailed labellum photograph

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