Occurrence ID (GUID):
Zeuxine strateumatica (L.) Schltr.
See Bell & McNeill 2016 Crossosoma 42 (2) and FNA
I became aware of this population because of a California Native Plant Society Facebook post where Dean Wm. Taylor identified the plant from a photo. I confirm this specimen matches the FNA description for that taxon. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/39622737
A.E. Fisher 941
United States, California, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Near intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Long Beach Boulevard along the Metro Blue/A Line tracks.
33.7912 -118.1894 WGS84
10 meters (33ft)
Mulch, including pine cones
Cultivated and weedy plants
Orchid, up to 25 cm tall here, from rhizome. Stem fleshy. Flowers white, labellum yellow. Ovary fleshy.
Common in patches. From mulch spread along traffic median, both North and South of Pacific Coast Highway. Approximately 30 stems in flower when collected. No mature fruits. Many aphids on stems and flowers.
Waiting for mounting
Record ID: 62e5d3fd-7d45-4f6f-9a40-63c16c916507