On the day we went to see Pteroglossaspis pottsii in flower, we saw a Butterfly Pea (Centrosema virginianum) in flower:
This flower one of many 'orchid imposters' we have in the state of Florida, with lovely, two-inch-long (5 cm long), purple flowers that, to an untrained eye, may appear to be an orchid. This flower, in fact, belongs to a member of the pea family, which is about as far away from being an orchid as you can get.
Third Orchid of the Season and Others - Was out several times the last couple weeks to do some hiking and orchid hunting. Found a few Fairy Slippers, *Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis*, and W...
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