Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Orchid species number 46 discovered in Fakahatchee

Exciting news from the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve last month when a rare orchid, Cyclopogon elatus, was discovered. This species has apparently not been seen in the US since 1980, and not just one but approximately 90 plants were discovered!

Watch a news clip from NBC2 and see a close-up photo and comments on Flickr.