Sharp Greenhood

Posted by ChrisRoss on Tue May 16, 2023 8:54 pm

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Sharp Greenhood  Pterostylis acuminata

With autumn underway, the greenhood orchids are mostly what is in flower now.  This one is a medium size greenhood, the single flower is about the size of a fingertip.  This one was growing in very shallow soil on a rock ledge.  24 image stack.

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by Swissblad on Wed May 17, 2023 12:18 am
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Fascinating flower....thanks for sharing the autumn exotic plants with us!
Lovely stack detail.

by david fletcher on Wed May 17, 2023 4:51 am
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Nicely done Chris. Have forgotten autumn is on the way for you.....
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Wed May 17, 2023 5:17 am
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Great to have all these orchids around, I like the composition, details and BG colors, Chris.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed May 17, 2023 3:28 pm
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Amazing to realize how small this is. Beautiful shape to it. Lovely!
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by Carol Clarke on Thu May 18, 2023 3:19 pm
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A very striking image of this beautifully shaped orchid, Chris.

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