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Early purple orchid

Orchis mascula

Description:

It is a very polymorphous orchid. Orchis mascula is a herbaceous plant with stems up to 50–60 centimetres of height, green at the base and purple on the apex. The leaves are grouped at the base of the stem. It blooms from April to June.

Habitat:

Spotted at an evergreen oak forest (Quercus illex) on sandy soil. Dehesa de Valdelatas

Notes:

Camera Model: NIKON D500. Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 6400. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. No flash fired. DSC_0796-0808

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2 Comments

arlanda
arlanda 11 months ago

Thanks Bernadette

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 11 months ago

Great series!

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.53, Long: -3.67

Spotted on May 10, 2018
Submitted on May 25, 2018

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