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Ophrys fusca can grow up to 35 cm in height and have up to 10 quite large flowers. The sepals are yellowish-green, and the lip brownish and marbled with paler markings, and sometimes with a yellow border. It has a wing-shaped 'speculum' on the upper part.
It flowers in rocky and stony places in the garrigue.
Maltese name: Dubbiena