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Yellow Lady's Tresses Orchid

October 10, 2021 - The Yellow Lady's Tresses Orchid is our latest orchid blooming to the frost. Look for the yellow tongue inside the flowe...
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Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid

July 01, 2021 - I went to the West Hants limestone lands to photograph the Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid. Sadly the environmental terrori...
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Little Club-spur Orchid

September 22, 2020 - The Little Club-spur Orchid is a common attraction found in wet roadside drainage ditches. It is inconspicuous except wh...
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White Fringed Orchid Expedition

July 31, 2020 - I went on my first White Fringed Orchid trip yesterday. It's still early but I did find a few blooming. I was also hopin...
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Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid

June 27, 2020 - I visited the home of the Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid and Ram's Head Orchid twice this spring. I had no luck with the R...
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Fringed White Orchid

June 26, 2020 - The White Fringed White Orchid is found in wet bogs typically sphagnum. When you find this lovely orchid wear long rubbe...
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Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid

June 26, 2020 - The Pink Lady's Slipper Orchid is endangered and only found in a few locations in Nova Scotia, locations that are all be...
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Pink Lady's Slipper Orchid

June 26, 2020 - The Pink Lady's Slipper is widespread and common in Nova Scotia. It blooms in early June and fades by the end of June de...
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Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid 2

June 23, 2020 - The rare and endangered Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid is our largest and latest blooming orchid not reaching its peak unti...
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Ram's Head Orchid

June 09, 2020 - The Ram's Head Orchid is among Nova Scotia's rarest, if not the rarest native orchid. Unfortunately this leads to predat...
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Grass Pink Orchid

June 09, 2020 - The Grass Pink Orchid is another of our backyard orchids. High rubber boots are recommended to photograph this small orc...
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Dragon's Mouth Orchid

June 06, 2020 - The Dragon's Mouth Orchid is common and wide spread in Nova Scotia bogs. It is difficult to photograph well due to the p...
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Large Purple Fringed Orchid

June 06, 2020 - The Large Purple-fringed Orchid grows alone or in large colonies often in full sun. Like most orchids the flowering peri...
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Yellow Ladies'-tresses Orchid

September 25, 2019 - The Yellow Ladies'-tresses Orchid is our latest blooming orchid, often blooming until the first hard frost. Inconspicuou...
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Fringed White Orchid Super Cluster

August 08, 2019 - While on our trip to visit the first of the Helleborine Orchids we spotted this super cluster of Fringed White Orchids a...
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Fringed White Orchid

August 06, 2019 - What a difference a week makes. When we first visited the sphagnum bog we could only find three partially opened Fringed...
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Grass Pink Orchid in Morning Dew and Light

July 25, 2019 - I visit the coastal barrens this time of year to photograph shipping, including cruise ships, but I also enjoy the flowe...
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Grass Pink Orchid

July 11, 2019 - The Grass Pink Orchid is a wide spread and common orchid of Nova Scotia bogs, blooming later but overlapping with the Dr...
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Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid

July 08, 2019 - I visited the Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid colony about two weeks ago just prior to its usual blooming. Only two orchid h...
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Pink Lady's Slipper Orchid

June 26, 2019 - The Pink Lady's Slipper Orchid is one of the most common orchids in Nova Scotia rivaling the bog orchids in numbers. A g...
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Ram's Head Orchid

June 18, 2019 - The Ram's Head Orchid is Nova Scotia rarest or hardest to find native orchid. It prefers dappled light into alkaline soi...
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Yellow Ladies' Slipper Orchid

June 17, 2019 - The Yellow Ladies' Slipper Orchid is a hard to find gem like the Ram's Head Orchid. They prefer dry alkaline soil and fu...
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Compendium of Late Summer Orchids of Nova Scotia

September 15, 2015 - This compendium of late summer orchids is from August 1 to September 15. The late summer orchids are not as elegant as t...
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Green Adder's Mouth Orchid

August 19, 2015 - Every year Laura and I haunt the coastal barrens looking primarily for the Green Adder's Mouth Orchid. Last year we stru...
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Showy Lady' Slipper Orchid

July 12, 2015 - I visited Smiley's Provincial Park for a second time to photograph the Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid. The photographs from...
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Showy Lady's-slipper and Yellow Lady's-slipper Orchids

July 04, 2015 - Beth McGee and I visited the Showy Lady's-slipper Orchids on Thursday morning July 2. The morning was rainy with light f...
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Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid

July 17, 2014 - Laura and I visited Smiley 's Provincial Park twice, once about a week before the end of June and on June 29. I returned...
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