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6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Australian Plants, Sydney Plants 0
Thelymitra ixioides (Spotted Sun-orchid)

Family Orchidaceae This beautiful orchid is quite common in bushland. The flower stalk is up to 50cm long, and arises from a single, narrow grey-green leaf. Flowers are lilac to bright blue, and usually have a few spots on the upper three flower segments. Habitat: sandstone soils, in open forest and heath, slightly moist positions. [...]