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Orchids

The Earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

  1. Bearded Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon barbatus

  2. Many-flowered Grasspink Orchids

    Calopogon multiflorus
    Very few people get to see the Many-flowered Grasspink Orchid which appears only in very recently burned areas and blooms for just a few days. Read more about this Natural Encounter In Search of the Many-Flowered Grasspink Orchid

  3. Many-flowered Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon multiflorus

  4. Many-flowered Grasspink Orchid Seeds

    Calopogon multiflorus
    The orchid's seed capsule releases its fine dust-like seeds in the wind.

  5. Many-flowered Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon multiflorus
    Very few people get to see the Many-flowered Grasspink Orchid which appears only in very recently burned areas and blooms for just a few days. Read more about this Natural Encounter In Search of the Many-Flowered Grasspink Orchid

  6. Pale Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon pallidus

  7. Tuberous Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon tuberosus

  8. Tuberouse Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon tuberosus

  9. Tuberous Grasspink Orchid

    Calopogon tuberosus

  10. Spring Coralroot Orchid

    Corallorhiza wisteriana

  11. Spring Coralroot Orchid

    Corallorhiza wisteriana

  12. Spring Coralroot Orchid

    Corallorhiza wisteriana

  13. Cowhorn Orchid

    Cyrtopodium punctatum

  14. Cowhorn Orchid

    Cyrtopodium punctatum

  15. Ghost Orchid

    Dendrophylax lindenii
    I had the privilege of seeing this Ghost Orchid growing on a Royal Palm in the Fakahatchee Strand in south Florida. The locations of Ghost Orchids and other orchids are kept as quiet as possible in order to protect them from unscrupulous collectors.

  16. Butterfly Orchid

    Encyclia tampensis

  17. Green-fly Orchids

    Epidendrum conopseum
    These orchids are also called Magnolia Orchids because they often grow on Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) trees.

  18. Green-fly Orchid

    Epidendrum conopseum

  19. Downy Rattlesnake Orchid

    Goodyera pubescens

  20. Snowy Orchid

    Habenaria nivea

  21. Snowy Orchid

    Habenaria nivea