Common spider orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: vulgata
Main Flower Colour: White

Description

The common white spider orchid, is probably the most misidentified orchid in WA. While common, it has different forms in different areas making for a difficult identification.

A common orchid which grows to around 300mm high. The flowers can be creamy white to white. It can be found between Kalbarri to Esperance and can be found in a variety of habitat from Mallee shrublands to woodlands and forests.

Flowering start in July and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is white.

References

Orchids of Western Australia
WildflowerID255
Views (per week)5
Views1110

Location

Bio Regions

JAF - Jarrah Forest

MAL - Mallee

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

Specifics

Kalbarri to Esperance

Related Blogs

The following are links to Members' Blogs that contain the words "Common spider orchid" OR "Caladenia" OR "Orchidaceae". Creating Blogs is restricted to Members only. Not a Member? Join here.

Showing 3 blogs.

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.



Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Loading...
Add Photos & Files
Edit Wildflower
Alert Admin

Popular Content