Ghost Orchid Gallery

With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS
With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS

August 1968 - Buckinghamshire

With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS
With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS

August 1968 - Buckinghamshire

With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS
With thanks to Simon Tarrant of HOS

August 1968 - Buckinghamshire

© Mary Fuller (Courtesy of the BSBI)
© Mary Fuller (Courtesy of the BSBI)

August 1970 - Buckinghamshire

© John Roberts
© John Roberts

1979 - Oxfordshire

© Dan Mitchell
© Dan Mitchell

August 1986 - Buckinghamshire

© Dan Mitchell
© Dan Mitchell

August 1986 - Buckinghamshire

© Dan Mitchell
© Dan Mitchell

August 1986 - Buckinghamshire

© Dan Mitchell
© Dan Mitchell

August 1986 - Buckinghamshire

© Nigel Kendall
© Nigel Kendall

July 1987 - Buckinghamshire

© Nigel Kendall
© Nigel Kendall

July 1987 - Buckinghamshire

© Nigel Kendall
© Nigel Kendall

July 1987 - Buckinghamshire

© Nigel Kendall
© Nigel Kendall

July 1987 - Buckinghamshire

© Dr Tim Rich
© Dr Tim Rich

September 2009 - Herefordshire

© Lyn Farrell
© Lyn Farrell

1982 - Herefordshire

© Bill Lowe
© Bill Lowe

Photographing the Ghost Orchid - Buckinghamshire

A slide depicting the Ghost Orchid site in Oxfordshire and how it looked in 1985.

© Mary Fuller
© Mary Fuller

The Buckinghamshire Ghost Orchid site and how it looked in 1970.

© Mike Waller
© Mike Waller

The Buckinghamshire Ghost Orchid site and how it looks today.

© Sean Cole
© Sean Cole

The site of the very first record of the Ghost Orchid in Britain (1854) in Herefordshire and how it looks in the present day.

© Sean Cole
© Sean Cole

Letter from Rex Graham to Max, describing the finding of Ghost Orchids in Buckinghamshire in August 1953.

© Sean Cole
© Sean Cole

A montage of images from the Rex Graham findings in 1953.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

Herbarium specimen of one of Rex Graham's plants found in Buckinghamshire, July 1953.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

Herbarium specimen of one of Rex Graham's plants found in Buckinghamshire, July 1953.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

Herbarium specimen of one of Rex Graham's plants found in Buckinghamshire, July 1953.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

Comparison between the UK specimen (right) with those from the continent. Note the difference in size.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

A painting of one of the Buckinghamshire Rex Graham plants of 1953.

© Stephanie Leese
© Stephanie Leese

A painting of one of the Buckinghamshire Rex Graham plants of 1953.

Delve in to the secret world of the Ghost Orchid with this collection of images featuring real-life plants as seen in their natural habitat in Britain. All taken in the UK and showing British records, study close-ups of the delicate flowers or marvel at the tiny specimens in-situ, demonstrating just how difficult indvidual stems are to spot.