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Thread: What is this orchid?

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    Hey,

    This orchid just sprouted from a clump of grasses I received from someone last year. Does anyone know what it is?

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    It's been IDed for me. Thanks!
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    So what was it? A species of Spiranthes?

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    Yes, Spiranthes diluvialis.
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    I have never heard of it.....
    Carnivorous plants growlist:http://www.**********.com/cgi-bin....t=17597
    Onda je sultan pao mrtav do kostura

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    Probably because you don't live in the US and don't grow terrestrial orchids.

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    Starman,

    It is also know as Ladies Tresses. It may not grow in Europe. Its pretty common here in the US. There are quite a few terrestrial orchids here, most are small and kind of boring unless you an orchid nut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [b
    Quote[/b] (Seandew @ Sep. 22 2004,10:31)]Probably because you don't live in the US and don't grow terrestrial orchids.
    Of course I grow terrestrial orchids! I grow a Disa. [img]http://www.**********.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/new/smile_m_32.gif[/img]
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