Corunastylis despectans (Sharp Midge-orchid). Family: Orchidaceae (p.6).

First found in August 2008 (above). Then re-found in mid-May 2009
(below). Tiny plant, almost invisible to the naked eye when walking.
Single stem, 10-20cm tall, 3-12 flowers a few mm across at the end
of the stem. All parts of the plant have no hairs (a defining feature).
Flowers Summer to Autumn. Lower slopes.

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