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OrchidCorunastylis clivicola

2 Rufous midge orchid at Tuggeranong Hill

Corunastylis clivicola at Tuggeranong Hill - 5 Apr 2020

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Around 20 plants.


michaelb wrote:
   6 Apr 2020
Good find Matt. A new orchid species for Tugg Hill on CNM.
MattM wrote:
   6 Apr 2020
I have come to the conclusion they are actually pretty common and widespread throughout Canberra. From my observations, and supported by CNN records, I feel they should occur in any and all suitable habitat. I scouted Tuggeranong Hill by looking at the satellite images on Google. I actually failed to reach my target area, which is more to the west.
Are you aware of they occur in the government records for Tuggeranong Hill?
michaelb wrote:
   6 Apr 2020
No. I am only aware of my own explorations of the hill and recent ones by Owen.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 20 Abundance
  • 5 Apr 2020 Recorded on
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