Ron Hanko's photos with the flowers

Black Locust

Black Locust
These Black Locust flowers were photographed in Lyon's Ferry State Park in eastern Washington. Black Locust is a tree native to the southeastern USA but established elsewhere. It is considered an invasive plant is almost impossible to eradicate once est…
Added on August  4, 2018

Bog Orchids

Bog Orchids
Driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia we found and photographed a field of Bog Orchids. These are the Bog Candle, Platanthera dilatata (white), and the Tall Northern Bog Orchis, Platanthera huronensis and among therm were also a natu…
Added on June 22, 2018

Bog Candles

Bog Candles
Driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia we found and photographed a field of Bog Orchids. This one is the Bog Candle, Platanthera dilatata and there were growing with it the Tall Northern Bog Orchis, Platanthera huronensis, as well as…
Added on June 22, 2018

Bog Orchids

Bog Orchids
Driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia we found and photographed a field of Bog Orchids. This one is the Bog Candle, Platanthera dilatata and there were growing with it the Tall Northern Bog Orchis, Platanthera huronensis, as well as…
Added on June 25, 2018

Tall Northern Bog Orchis

Tall Northern Bog Orchis
Driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia we found and photographed a field of Bog Orchids. This one is the Tall Northern Bog Orchis, Platanthera huronensis, and there were growing with it white Bog Orchid, Platanthera dilatata, as well…
Added on June 22, 2018

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars
These, if I am not mistaken, are the Few-flowered Shooting Stars, Dodecatheon pulchellum, photographed at Catherine Creek in the Columbia River Gorge.
Added on February  4, 2018

Linum lewisii

Linum lewisii
Also known as Linum perenne var. lewisii, this is the western version of Perennial Flax, a fairly common garden flower. We photographed this example in Colville National Forest while hiking there.
Added on February  3, 2018

Dendrobium alaticaulinum

Dendrobium alaticaulinum
Dendrobium alaticaulinum is a New Guinea Dendrobium from the Calyptrochilus section of that genus, though most of the New Guinea Dendrobiums I grow are from the Oxyglossum section. The Calyptrochilus Dendrobiums tend to be large plants with long semi-pen…
Added on February 25, 2017

Masdevallia Maui Lollipop

Masdevallia Maui Lollipop
This is for quite a while now the only Masdevallia hybrid I grow, and I've kept this only because I had it awarded by the American Orchid Society several years ago. I don't find it unattractive, but just don't grow many hybrids. It's a hybrid of Masdeva…
Added on February 23, 2017

Stelis hirtella

Stelis hirtella
This tiny little Stelis is from Ecuador. I received it as an unidentified Stelis from that country. Someone has suggested that it is Stelis hirtella and and some of the pictures I've seen of that species match, though others do not. The plant forms a m…
Added on February 20, 2017