Native plant - Metallic sun-orchid

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
Thelymitra-epipactoides
Metallic sun-orchid (Thelymitra epipactoides)

Description

Ecology

Conservation rating

Metallic sun-orchid is listed as nationally endangered – approximately 250 plants recorded in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin region.

Threats

Thelymitra-epipactoides

Habitat

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

In mallee communities, the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically dominated by native heaths and sedges including:

Distribution

A scattered distribution in South Australia and Victoria. In the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin region populations can be found near:

How you can help

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

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