Orchids

Note - these orchids are also shown in the site-specific albumns
NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  85  Bog Candle Orchid  (possibly  Platanthera dilatata) - Gros Morne NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  111  Dragon's Mouth Orchid  (Arethusa bulbosa) - Gros Morne NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  83  Newfoundland Orchid  (possibly  Pseudorchis straminea) - Gros Morne NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  609  Newfoundland Orchid  (possibly Pseudorchis straminea) - Port-aux-choix NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  623  Newfoundland Orchid  (possibly Pseudorchis straminea) - Port-aux-choix NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  614  Northern Green Bog Orchid  (possibly  Platanthera aquilonis) - Port-aux-choix
NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  382  Small Round-leaved orchid  (Amerorchis rotundifolia) - Burnt Cape NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  429  Small Round-leaved orchid  (Amerorchis rotundifolia) - Burnt Cape NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  450  Small Round-leaved orchid  (Amerorchis rotundifolia) - Burnt Cape NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  424  Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium parviflorum  var. planipetalum) - Burnt Cape.  Note, one of the common forms of this orchid is Cypripedium parviflorum  var. pubescens but a flat petalled ecotype - planipetalum -  is held to exist in Newfoundland.  Compare the flattened petals with the more usual curly petals shown in two of the following images. NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  433  Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium parviflorum  var. pubescens) - Burnt Cape NL-DSLR-2012 07 08  451  Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium parviflorum  var. pubescens) - Burnt Cape Note the curly petals
NL-G9-2012 07 08  23  Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium parviflorum  var. pubescens) - Port-aux-choix DSCN3783  Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium parviflorum  var. planipetalum) - Burnt Cape Note flatter petals [photo by BC]