Wildflowers forum: Another Orchid today.

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Jul 26, 2014 2:46 PM CST
On today's walk I got to see some rare Chapman's Orchids. Platanthera chapmanii
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 26, 2014 3:05 PM CST

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Wow! those sure are neat Jay.
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 27, 2014 6:23 AM CST
Beautiful. What a treat to see them!
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jul 27, 2014 5:49 PM CST
Yes, it was a treat. The preserve where they are located has group walks several times a year. Unfortunately I always have to work when the walks are held. When I saw they had one scheduled during the blooming season for this flower, I put in for that day off way ahead of time. It was worth the trip to see this beautiful and rare flower. It only grows in a few small areas of Texas, Georgia and Florida.
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Name: Glen Ingram
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Gleni
Aug 2, 2014 10:50 PM CST
Gee, that is nice for a terrestrial.
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Aug 3, 2014 5:06 AM CST
I agree
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shadytrake
Aug 10, 2014 8:46 AM CST
Love it!
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
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flaflwrgrl
Sep 27, 2014 2:44 PM CST
Kudos Jay!!!!! How beautiful. I am so glad you could get to see this. Thumbs up
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jmorth
Sep 28, 2014 11:32 PM CST
Chapman's Orchid - very nice
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Oct 22, 2014 6:28 AM CST
While looking through some photos on another website, I came across this one. This is a photo me photographing the Chapman's Orchid.

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
Oct 22, 2014 6:56 AM CST

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Very neat Jay Smiling
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Oct 22, 2014 6:57 AM CST
I agree Thumbs up
I am a strong believer in the simple fact is that what matters in this life is how we treat others. I think that's what living is all about. Not what I've done in my life but how I've treated others.
~~ Sharon Brown ~~



Name: Glen Ingram
Macleay Is, Qld, Australia (Zone 12a)
Bearded Dragon young male
Region: Australia Annuals Canning and food preservation Herbs Tropicals Foliage Fan
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Gleni
Oct 22, 2014 7:50 AM CST
Cool.

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