Blunt Greenhood Orchid [Pterostylis curta]
Photo Phillipa Hamilton
Flowering time: Late July to September
Habitat: Widespread across East Gippsland favouring open grassy forest, common near the coast, becoming rare with altitude and absent in higher mountain forest.
Possible sites: Gippsland Lakes, Mitchell River NP, Sarsfield, Buchan, Orbost, Rodger River, Deddick, Cann River, Wingan River, Genoa, Mallacoota
Notes: Easily identified, moderately robust, blunt flower
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