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White Helleborine

Observed: 7th May 2011 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes
White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes 1
White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes 1 2
White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes 1 2 3
White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes 1 2 3 4
White Helleborine (Cephalanthera damasonium) 7.5.11.Anton Lakes 1 2 3 4 5
Description:

Orchids found in a area we cleared of scrub last year. Not previously recorded from this reserve for a long time.Think they maybe white helleborine?

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White Helleborines

They're very similar to the examples I've seen, but a fortnight or so earlier than I saw them flowering last year. Then again, you're farther south than me, and this season is early anyway.