Orchids – an online resource for identification and conservation

Amanda Ingrams, Faculty at Wabash College, presented at a recent Wednesday in the Wild about Indiana native orchids. Amanda is conducting research on the relationship between mycorrhizal and orchids. She explained orchid life cycle, shared interesting and compelling questions worthy of future study.

Amanda also shared a resource, NAOCC, self defined as:

“North American Orchid Conservation Center is a coalition of organizations dedicated to conserving our orchid heritage. Established as a collaborative effort by the Smithsonian Institution, and the United States Botanic Garden. NAOCC is based at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and includes units at the National Zoological Park, National Museum of Natural History and Smithsonian Gardens.”

the http://goorchids.northamericanorchidcenter.org/about/