Native Orchids Need Fungi; Wild Orchids Are Fun, Guys!

Irvine Nature Center

Our Mysterious Orchids: Hidden Connections Below- and Above-Ground Roughly 10 percent of the world’s plant species are orchids. This huge family has long fascinated scientists and been prized by collectors for its strange and often showy flowers. However, orchids are often among the first casualties from environmental degradation. Of North America’s approximately 220 native orchid... Read more »