Sugar Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Ericksonella
Species: saccharato
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

Grows 50 - 150mm in height
Single Hairy leaf
Single small sugary white flower.
Although a delicate looking plant, it is a hardy inland species ocurring 50 km or more from the coast, with an average annual rainfall between 20-30 cm.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

Field Guide to Orchids of Western Australia
http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/20718

Created: 08 Jul 2014 - Member - Barry H (WA)
Updated: 13 Jul 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

MAL - Mallee

Specifics

From Paynes Find to Israelite Bay

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