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Tall leek - orchid - Prasophyllum elatum

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  1. Excellent find, Ernst, and enjoy your spring! Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thank you Ferdy, yes we are waiting for spring and for the temperatures to move upward. Posted 5 months ago

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''Prasophyllum elatum'', commonly known as the tall leek orchid, snake orchid or piano orchid is a species of orchid in the family Orchidaceae which is endemic to Australia. It is one of the tallest orchids found in Western Australia as well as one of the most common and widespread. It often flowers in large numbers after a bushfire and has a relatively long flowering period.

Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 19, 2020. Captured Oct 24, 2016 12:00 in Unnamed Road, Hindmarsh Valley SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO800
  • 194mm