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Gallery - Orchids

[More information about Autumn Ladys-tresses][autumnladystresses2]Autumn Ladys-tresses (Spiranthes spiralis)

Charming little Orchid that is easily overlooked.

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[beeorchid4]Orchid-Bee (Ophrys apifera)

Perennial of dry grassland, mainly on calcareous soils

[orchidearlypurple1]Orchid-Early Purple (Orchismascula)

Seen on Keen of Hamar, Shetlands.

[frogorchid1]Orchid-Frog (Dactylorhiza viridis)

A short, compact orchid, mostly found on calcareous grassland.

[greenworc4]Orchid-Green-winged (Anacamptis morio)

Perennial of undisturbed grassland.

[heathspottedorchid4]Orchid-Heath Spotted (Dactylorhiza maculata)

Found on bog, moorland and damp hill pastures. Normally on mildly acidic soils.

[pyramidalorchid3]Orchid-Pyramidal (Anacamptis pyramidalis)

An Attractive Orchid of dry grassland and usually associated with calcareous soils and stabilised sand dunes

[smarsho2]Orchid-Southern Marsh (Dactylorhiza praetermissa)

Robust orchid of water meadows,fens and wet dune slacks.

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