Although I’m familiar with the other three Victorian species of Cryptostylis, the Small Tongue Orchid was one I hadn’t caught up with until late last summer, when they had finished flowering. So, when the opportunity for a trip into the bush arose, we headed the 4wd in the direction of the ridge in the foothills [...]
Category Archive for 'Wildflowers'
Red Beard-orchids, Calochilus paludosus were flowering too, in two colour forms, the normal red, and blonde if I can call them that. Triggerplants, Stylidium graminifolium were flowering in numbers on the road reserve and attracting butterflies, this I believe is the Splendid Ochre, Trapezites symmomus symmomus. Tiny day flying moths took some catching up with, [...]