Kelton’s leek orchid
Critically Endangered: Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016
Kelton’s Leek Orchid is known from a single population that occurs in a small area, with just 400 plants thought to exist.
The species prefers to grow in slightly boggy ground.
- Grazing and trampling by feral horses, pigs and cattle.
- Potential threats also include environmental variability due to small population size, climate change, changes in use and management of adjacent land, off-road vehicle activities, horse trail-riding, and illegal collection.