RHH's photos with the orchids

Dry Falls

Dry Falls
Dry Falls State Park is in eastern Washington about two hours drive west of Spokane. Geologists speculate that the area was formed by what are called the Missoula Floods, caused by the periodic rupture of an ice dam on a glacial lake in western Montana.…
Added on June 20, 2019

Dry Falls State Park

Dry Falls State Park
This, near Deep Lake, was where we did a bit of hiking in Dry Falls State Park in eastern Washington, even though the mosquitoes were quite bad. The columnar basalt cliffs are common in the park and the lakes very beautiful. The wildflowers were very go…
Added on June 20, 2019

Deep Lake

Deep Lake
It was on the shore of Deep Lake in Dry Falls State Park in eastern Washington that we did some hiking on the first day of our trip through Washington, Oregon and California. We were orchid and wildflower hunting here and I was showing my wife a place I…
Added on June 20, 2019

Cypripedium montanum

Cypripedium montanum
These are Mountain Lady's Slippers, Cypripedium montanum, photographed on a recent orchid hunting excursion to eastern Washington. We visited six different locations and found these in five of the six. This species, while not rare, is nevertheless somew…
Added on June  9, 2014

Bog Orchids

Bog Orchids
Taken along the Yellowhead Highway between the towns of Blue River and Valemont, this scene is quite typical of the area. There are thousands of bog orchids growing in the ditches and on the banks along the highway, here two species, Platanthera stricta,…
Added on October 22, 2013

Gymnadenia conopsea ssp. densiflora

Gymnadenia conopsea ssp. densiflora
Photographed in the Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland.
Added on January 23, 2009

Orchis mascula

Orchis mascula
Photographed near the village of Kells in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Thanks to Marco for the id.
Added on January 23, 2009

Dactylorhiza maculata

Dactylorhiza maculata
Photographed near the village of Kells in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Added on January 23, 2009

Brassocattleya Roman Holiday 'Remar'

Brassocattleya Roman Holiday 'Remar'
Now named Brassocatanthe Roman Holiday, this is a hybrid of Cattleyanthe Chocolate Drop and Brassavola nodosa.

Published in Orchids, the magazine of the American Orchid Society, July 1997.
Added on January 24, 2009

Cattleya Hunabu Connection

Cattleya Hunabu Connection
Cattleya Penny Kuroda crossed with Cattleya Angelwalker.
Added on January 24, 2009