Native plant - Sandhill greenhood orchid

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
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Sandhill greenhood orchid (Pterostylis arenicola)

Description

Ecology

Conservation rating

Sandhill greenhood orchid is listed as nationally vulnerable – approximately 93,200 plants in the Murraylands and Riverland region.

Threats

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Habitat

Found in mallee and native pine woodlands. In mallee habitats, the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically dominated by scattered shrubs over native heaths and sedges and scattered grasses.

In native pine woodland habitats, the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically dominated by native grasses and saltbushes.

Distribution

South Australia. Populations can be found in:

How you can help

Please be aware of native plants and help preserve them by:

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