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Caladenia fuscata

Dusky fingers at Watson, ACT

Caladenia fuscata at Watson, ACT - 22 Sep 2022
Caladenia fuscata at Watson, ACT - 22 Sep 2022
Caladenia fuscata at Watson, ACT - 22 Sep 2022
Caladenia fuscata at Watson, ACT - 22 Sep 2022
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Identification history

Caladenia fuscata 23 Sep 2022 DerekC
Caladenia fuscata 22 Sep 2022 Tapirlord
Caladenia carnea 22 Sep 2022 simonstratford

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DerekC wrote:
   23 Sep 2022
These are Caladenia fuscata, the dark thin stem you can see in the second and fourth photos are the clue. C. carnea flowers just a little later and has a more robust usually green stem. While C. carnea can have more than one flower C. fuscata only has a single flower this later point is only useful when you find a plant with multiple flower and then you know it is not C. fuscata.

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  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 22 Sep 2022 02:28 PM Recorded on
  • simonstratford Recorded by

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