Isn't that just too cool to find native orchids in your own 'back yard'? I've been wildflower hunting and photoing for many years. My husband Darwin is a convert and now you can't keep him out of the woods! He's got a great eye for spotting orchids and other wildflowers. We love to go orchid hunting.
We recently went on a native wildflower walk (actually more like a jungle safari!) with the local native plant society branch. The very knowledgeable (and slightly nutty!) guide showed us an area where cranefly orchid grows, but it was not blooming at this time. We saw lots of neat stuff and met some nice folks. It was a lot of fun! We are going on another hike with him the end of this month.
Be sure show us what you find in Texas!