Name: Oligochaetochilus xerophilus Common Name: Desert Rustyhood
    Synonym: Pterostylis xerophila
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Photographed in the Murray Sunset National Park.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering September to November.

Size: Up to 20cm tall,  flowers -  usually 2 to 8, to 20mm.

Rare.

 

 

We had travelled a long way to find and then photograph this orchid.  Yes, it's late in the season and it's not perfect, but we found it and that will do for this year.  Perhaps a bit earlier next year.

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