The Search for the Cranefly Orchid

July 2009 · Leighton Photography & Imaging

The Search for the Cranefly Orchid

My search for Tipularia discolor – the cranefly orchid – began last fall in North Florida along the Apalachicola River, and has proven to be (at least for me) one of the most difficult and frustrating of Florida’s wild and native orchids for me to find. It goes through unusual changes throughout the year, and

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