Category Archive for 'Wildflowers'

The Hills In Spring.

Winter’s been reluctant to relinquish its grip, but in the hills flowering is well under way. On a recent trip with a friend the Austral Indigo was a picture, but it was kilometres of flowering Grevillea chrysophaea that was the highlight. Interestingly, as the altitude increased the shrubs seemed to exhibit a more broad-leaved appearance, […]

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Orchid time.

The small caladenias known as finger orchids are flowering now in the Glenmaggie bush, and three species were showing on a recent visit, C. catenata, White Fingers, C. carnea, Pink Fingers, and C. fuscata, Dusky Fingers. C. catenata can be white or pink, and can hybridise with C. carnea which makes identification difficult. One patch […]

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