Slender Sun Orchid (Thelymitra pauciflora)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Nov), favours winter-wet or moist areas and around granite outcorps.  Flowers small and open for very short periods on hot, sunny days.

Photographed 8/10/08 near Frankland.

Detailed column photograph

Narrow-lipped Hammer Orchid (Drakaea thynniphila)

Flowers in Spring (Sep - Oct), favours open forest, often on white sandy areas near swamps.  Flowers small, long narrow labellum; often hairy leaf.

Photographed 19/9/08 south of Margaret River.

Detailed labellum photograph

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