Sharp Greenhood Orchid, Pointed Greenhood Orchid [pterostylis acuminata]
Photo Phillipa Hamilton, Mallacoota area
Flowering time: March to July, particularly April to June in East Gippsland
Habitat: Recently discovered in East Gippsland and so far confined to the Genoa - Mallacoota area on sandy slopes and ridges in open heathy forest.
Notes: A colony forming species which appears to be locally common in two areas.
Status: Undetermined in Victoria at present but likely to be ENDANGERED.