Dainty Wasp Orchid [chilogottis trapezformis]
First found by Forestech students, Noni Boland and Megan Kastenberger
Photo Gary Trotter
Flowering time: September to December depending on the altitude
Habitat: Widespread but uncommon across East Gippsland, mostly near coastal and hinterland, rare in mountains forests; favours woodland and open forest sometimes under dense tea tree.
Possible sites: Raymond Island, Clifton Creek, Moormurng and Colquhoun forests, Mt Raymond near Orbost, Cann River, Wingan River, Genoa, Mallacoota.
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East Gippsland Native Orchids