Native plant - Coloured spider-orchid

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
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Coloured spider-orchid (Caladenia colorata)

Description

Ecology

Conservation rating

Coloured spider-orchid is listed as nationally endangered – approximately 4,000-5,000 plants remain in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin region.

Threats

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Habitat

Found in woodland and mallee habitats. In woodland habitats, the overstorey is dominated by:

In mallee habitats, the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically dominated by scattered shrubs over native heaths, sedges and grasses.

Distribution

South Australia and Victoria. South Australian populations are found in:

How you can help

Please be aware of native plants and help preserve them by:

 

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