Orchid in Florida, USA, video


This video from the USA says about itself:

29 March 2018

A rare native Florida Orchid, I believe the Crested Coralroot (Hexalectris spicata) suddenly appeared in the Backyard in a protected semi-shaded drier area. It is unusual to spot native orchids in Florida out in the bush because of the density of other plants and brush. This one somehow managed to grow from wind-borne seeds as an isolated plant under a growing palmetto tree among lava rock ground cover – Go Figure. You will notice it has aphids at the new growth at the tip of the main flower. I love it when I spot an unusual bit of Nature that might otherwise be overlooked.

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  1. Pingback: Orchids, why are they beautiful? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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