Austral Ladies' Tresses
Tuft of 3-5 erect dark green leaves 3-18cm long.
Erect tufted perennial herb with slender green stem growing from long tubers. Several small sheathing bracts on stem.
Up to 60 tiny pink and white flowers, to 25mm across, occuring in dense spirals on spike. Petals and dorsal sepals erect and alteral sepals spreading. Labellum white with fringed margins.
Light to deep pink with white labellum
Swamps and bogs of wattle tea-tree scrub, dry forest
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Moist to wet soils in swampy sites and seasonally inundated creek banks. Grows amongst rushes and sedges.