Name: Crangonorchis pedoglossa Common Name: Prawn Greenhood
    Synonym: Pterostylis pedoglossa
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This group of orchids has been under a close watch for the last 4 years.  They had not flowered until this year.

Photographed at Wilsons Promontory.

Details (Vic):

Flowering:  Flowering April - July, mainly April to June.

Size: Flower stem to 15cm,  flower - 1, to 20mm across. 

Location:  Found generally in coastal areas in heathlands, heathy woodlands and grass tree plains. Soils from sandy to peaty.

Endemic, Vulnerable.