Thelymitra basaltica  
Grassland Sun Orchid  

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Photographed in the Western District.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering September to October.

Size: Up to 30cm tall,  flowers -  1 to 8, to 30mm across

Endemic, Endangered.



This is an interesting photo and yes, the flower is somewhat old, but it was easily identified as a Basaltica.  The flower size and leaf were the same. 

But this flower has a white hood.