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Pterostylis nutans

Nodding Greenhood at Woodlands, NSW

Pterostylis nutans at Woodlands, NSW - 29 Aug 2021
Pterostylis nutans at Woodlands, NSW - 29 Aug 2021
Pterostylis nutans at Woodlands, NSW - 29 Aug 2021
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Identification history

Pterostylis nutans 31 Aug 2021 DerekC
Unidentified 30 Aug 2021 JanetMW

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Possibly a form of pterostylis. In a cutting on the Boxvale Walking Track.


plants wrote:
   30 Aug 2021
Pterostylis nutans ?
DerekC wrote:
   31 Aug 2021
I believe these are Pterostylis nutans. I would nice to see a flower up closer which would make identification certain. They have nice long stems which is not always true, I usually only see them much shorter and closer to the ground. The flower is nodding down which gives them the common name 'Nodding Greenhood'. Nice find.
JanetMW wrote:
   11 Sep 2021
Additional photo uploaded.
DerekC wrote:
   11 Sep 2021
Thanks Janet. Nice ripening seed pod. They are P. nutans.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2021 10:36 AM Recorded on
  • JanetMW Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 10cm Plant height
  • True In flower

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