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2 Purple beard orchid at Aranda Bushland

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Calochilus platychilus at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017
Calochilus platychilus at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017
Calochilus platychilus at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017
Calochilus platychilus at Aranda Bushland - 5 Dec 2017

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Author's notes

Fresh capsules. Probably C platychilus, although C montanus also in this area. Nearby plant looks different and is probably C montanus (http://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sighting/3386733). No other Calochilus seen in flower this season.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 10cm to 30cm Plant size
  • 5 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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