Common spider orchid

Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Caladenia
Species: vulgata
Main Flower Colour: White


The common white spider orchid, is probably the most misidentified orchid in WA. While common, it has different forms in different areas making for a difficult identification.

A common orchid which grows to around 300mm high. The flowers can be creamy white to white. It can be found between Kalbarri to Esperance and can be found in a variety of habitat from Mallee shrublands to woodlands and forests.

Flowering start in July and ends in October.


The main flower colour is white.


Orchids of Western Australia
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Bio Regions

Jarrah Forest (JAF), Mallee (MAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GES)

Region Specifics

Kalbarri to Esperance

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