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This delicate white flower is a native Australian orchid called Lady’s Fingers (Caladenia catenata).

These small flowers are only around 3cm wide.

This little beauty was photographed during Spring at Georges River National Park, Sydney.

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I live in Australia and enjoy bushwalking in the great outdoors, especially the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

My photographic interests are pretty much related to Australian landscapes, rustic Australia, historic Australia, Australian wildlife, flora, fauna, birds, etc. Guess I love the country I was born and live in.

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  • ClaireBear
    ClaireBearalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely capture Michael:)

  • Thank you Claire. They are amazing flowers.

    – Michael John

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray.

    – Michael John

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 4 years ago

    Nice capture Michael, there are some really lovely native flowers just starting to come out now

  • Thanks Trudi. Yes, they are little gems.

    – Michael John

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsalmost 4 years ago

    Nice shot Mike. A little beauty. It looks great against the background. I love the Aussie bush orchids.

  • Thanks for the fave Michael. Yes, you don’t see many of them, so they are always an exciting find.

    – Michael John

  • Stormygirl
    Stormygirlalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful:)

  • Thanks for viewing.

    – Michael John

  • loiteke
    loitekealmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous

  • Thank you Meeli.

    – Michael John

  • loiteke
    loitekealmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks for the featureMeeli…you have made my day!

    – Michael John

  • Barb Leopold
    Barb Leopoldalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely image of a beaut orchid, well done on your feature too!

  • Thank you Barbie. They are beautiful and not seen very often.

    – Michael John

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Beautifully captured Michael!
    Our tiny native orchids are truly beautiful!

  • Thank you for the fave Trish. It is always a treat to stumble across treasures such as these in the bush.

    – Michael John

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you.

    – Michael John

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