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Wild Orchids

Wild Orchids

Help to document the incredible diversity and geographical range of the Orchid family. Pictures of plants growing in the wild only please! Sign in to join mission

Wild Orchids
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176 participants 1,195 spottings

The ideal spotting would include a close up of the flower, a clear shot of the leaves, a picture of the whole plant, a picture of the plant in its surroundings and a habitat shot of the overall area it was found in (the plant need not be visible in this) BUT if you only have one shot, please still include it! Add as much detail as you can regarding what they are growing on or in, the type of vegetation, what the light was like where they grow and any details on the annual climate of the area.

Wild Orchids

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Recent Spottings

Man orchid, Όρχις η ανθρωποφόρος Tania17 2 2 Man orchid, Όρχις η ανθρωποφόρος
Bumble Bee Orchid Tania17 5 4 Bumble Bee Orchid
Greenfly Orchid Machi 4 0 Greenfly Orchid
Spring Coral Root Machi 4 2 Spring Coral Root
Soldier Orchid Machi 1 0 Soldier Orchid
Fragrant bug orchid Tania17 3 2 Fragrant bug orchid
Common Spotted Orchid Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Common Spotted Orchid
Ropalidia social Wasp Raksha 1 0 Ropalidia social Wasp
Showy Lady's Slipper Greg Shchepanek 8 0 Showy Lady's Slipper
Bird Orchid Felix Fleck 7 4 Bird Orchid
Early-purple Orchid Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Early-purple Orchid
Pink Fairies Felix Fleck 6 2 Pink Fairies
Winter Gnat Orchid Felix Fleck 5 2 Winter Gnat Orchid
Silky Blue Orchid Felix Fleck 3 0 Silky Blue Orchid
Jug Orchid Felix Fleck 2 0 Jug Orchid
Cowslip Orchid Felix Fleck 2 0 Cowslip Orchid
Little Pink Fairy Felix Fleck 2 0 Little Pink Fairy
Common Donkey Orchid Felix Fleck 3 2 Common Donkey Orchid
Splendid Spider Orchid Felix Fleck 5 4 Splendid Spider Orchid
Lax-flowered Orchid Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Lax-flowered Orchid
Purple Pansy Orchid Felix Fleck 4 3 Purple Pansy Orchid
Military Orchid Zlatan Celebic 5 0 Military Orchid
Military Orchid Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Military Orchid
Rattle Beaks Felix Fleck 16 12 Rattle Beaks
Beak Orchid Felix Fleck 7 7 Beak Orchid
Leaping Spider Orchid Felix Fleck 3 2 Leaping Spider Orchid
Toothpetal False Rein Orchid Machi 1 0 Toothpetal False Rein Orchid
Soldier Orchid Machi 1 0 Soldier Orchid
Bamboo orchid mauna Kunzah 8 5 Bamboo orchid
Black Orchid Neil Ross 1 0 Black Orchid
Dendrobium Orchid AlbertKang 11 5 Dendrobium Orchid
Fly orchid Jopy 3 0 Fly orchid
Hook-Shaped Tongue Pleurothallis Jessie Aguilar 12 10 Hook-Shaped Tongue Pleurothallis
Orchids AlbertKang 6 3 Orchids
Early purple orchid arlanda 2 0 Early purple orchid
Bug orchid arlanda 2 0 Bug orchid
Bird's-nest orchid, Nestwurz Jopy 3 0 Bird's-nest orchid, Nestwurz
Italian orchid (Ιταλίδα) DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Italian orchid (Ιταλίδα)
Nodding Ladies' Tresses Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Nodding Ladies' Tresses
Kodiak Keyflower Machi 4 0 Kodiak Keyflower
Greenfly orchid David rodriguez-roth 1 1 Greenfly orchid
Kodiak Keyflower Orchid Machi 6 1 Kodiak Keyflower Orchid
Burnt orchid, Brand Knabenkraut Jopy 2 0 Burnt orchid, Brand Knabenkraut
Military orchid, Helm-Knabenkraut Jopy 8 0 Military orchid, Helm-Knabenkraut
Sack-carrying Dactylorhiza (Δακτυλόριζα η σακκοφόρος) DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Sack-carrying Dactylorhiza (Δακτυλόριζα η σακκοφόρος)
Νaked man orchid DespinaTsafetopoulou 7 3 Νaked man orchid
Ophrys grammica DespinaTsafetopoulou 7 0 Ophrys grammica
Showy Lady's Slipper Greg Shchepanek 11 6 Showy Lady's Slipper
Horseshoe bee-orchid DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Horseshoe bee-orchid
Ophrys mammosa DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Ophrys mammosa

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