Prasophyllum sargentii (Nicholls) A.S.George 1971

Inflorescence Photos by Colin and Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Part shade cool LATE WinterSpring

Common Name Sargent's Prasophyllum - In Australia The Frilled Leek Orchid

Flower Size .6 to .72" [1.5 to 1.8 cm]

Found in southwest Western Australia in wet to moist sites in woodlands at elevations of 10 to 300 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with a single, stem clasping leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, 14 to 30" [35 to 75 cm] long, 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Prasophyllum australe var. sargentii Nicholls 1949

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide