Arachnorchis lowanensis

Wimmera Spider

 

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Traveling in the far west of Victoria, we spotted a Flora Reserve sign.  Shall we look, or go onto our real destination - no lets stop while we're here. After all we had found more orchids in reserves rather than National Parks on this trip.

Our group spread out to search and in a few minutes we had located this colony of orchids.   We realized it was new to us and we were happy campers!

 

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering September - October.

Size: Up to 25cm tall,  flowers -  1  to 40mm across

Position:  Isolated areas in Western Victoria.

Endemic, Endangered

Previously:  Caladenia lowanensis
   
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