Idaho Native Orchids – In Person
Saturday, July 31st 2021 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Idaho Native Orchids
Lynn Kinter, Lead Biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Idaho is home to 28 species of native orchids. They occur in a surprising array of colors, shapes, and sizes, from the dainty fairy slipper, which is bright pink, to the giant stream orchid, which is peach and green. A few lack chlorophyll and parasitize other plants. Some attract insect pollinators in unusual ways. We will discuss unique traits of the orchid family, identification of Idaho species, research on rare orchids, historic orchid fever, and how to search for orchids in their native habitats, some of which are found in the mountains above Boise and the valleys near Cascade and McCall.
Saturday, July 31 • 10 am – 12 pm
Member: $15 ● Non-member: $25