Thelymitra Ixioides  
Spotted Sun Orchid  

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Photographed in the Anglesea Heathlands.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering September to January, mainly October to November.  Opens in full sun.

Size: Up to 60cm tall,  flowers -  2 to 20,  to 35mm across.

Position: Widespread in  Victoria.  Favours a wide range of habitats  - heathland, heathy woodlands, woodlands and open forests.  Well drained sand and clay loams as well as moister peaty soils.

Endemic, Secure.

Previously:  Thelymitra ixioides Sw. var. ixioides