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OrchidCaladenia atrovespa    

Green-comb Spider Orchid at Gossan Hill

Caladenia atrovespa at Gossan Hill - 11 Oct 2016

Identification history

Orchid Caladenia atrovespa 12 Oct 2016 TonyWood
Orchid Caladenia atrovespa 12 Oct 2016 MattM
Unidentified 12 Oct 2016 NickiTaws

Significant sighting

  12 Oct 2016

This is the first time this orchid has been recorded on Gossan Hill. The Black Mountain sandstone seems to be a national stronghold of this rare orchid

Author's notes

Budding, probably open in a week.


Jenjen wrote:
   13 Oct 2016
Awesome find Nicki!
TonyWood wrote:
   13 Oct 2016
Its a very good year for them. Yesterday found several plants on the northern side of Black Mountain which were up to 35cm tall.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 11 Oct 2016 1:36 PM Recorded on
  • NickiTaws Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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