Acianthus pusillus

Acianthus pusillus

Small mosquito orchid

Flowering:
Autumn to early winter
Usual habitat/distribution:
Woodland, heathland, shady places, amongst rocks and rock ledges.
Widespread throughout the North, East and South East.
Status:
Not listed
Description:
Can have up to 20 tiny flowers per stem. Grows in colonies with loads of heart shaped green leaves, purple underneath. Only some plants in a colony will have flowers, sometimes a whole bunch of leaves and no flowers.
Locations I have seen it:
Three Thumbs picnic area, Orford (March 2015)

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