GOLDEN COWSLIPS FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Behr's Cowslip Orchid
Golden Cowslips is a terrestrial orchid in the Diuris (Donkey Orchid) genus. The flowers are produced in small clusters of up to four, and each individual flower is about 4 cm across. The flowers are golden yellow and usually have darker stripes on the labellum and dorsal sepal. The lateral sepals are narrow Flowering is in spring from September to November. The plant has three to six narrow grass like leaves that grow to about 20 cm long and less than 1 cm wide. . It is listed as vulnerable in Victoria and South Australia according to the Atlas of Living Australia.
grows in woodland, grassland, and open grassy areas in forest
Golden Cowslips is found in south east New South Wales, Victoria and southern South Australia
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Relatives in same Genus