Texas Orchids: Grass Pink Pollination video

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Texas Orchids

By Horntoad
October 19, 2014

When you think of orchids, you probably think of the tropical variety. They are often found in “big box” store garden centers or used in corsages. But there are 25,000 to 30,000 species of orchids in the world, and at least 10,000 of these grow in the tropics. Orchids have been found on every continent except Antarctica. There are even a few species that grow above the Arctic Circle.

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Name: Donald
Eastland county, Texas (Zone 8a)
Region: Texas Enjoys or suffers hot summers Raises cows Plant Identifier
Oct 18, 2014 6:29 PM CST
I am endlessly amazed at the variety of structures and mechanisms that exist in the plant world!
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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Oct 18, 2014 6:45 PM CST
The link for the pollination video is not working (at least not for me) so I looked it up & here is a link to the video.

Jay, I greatly enjoyed this article. Thank you.
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Name: James
Fabens,TX (Zone 8a)
Oct 18, 2014 6:51 PM CST
This was something new to me, being from the El Paso, area. Thanks for teaching me something new about my state.

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