Flowering plant of the orchid family, Orchidaceae,. It grows to 15-20 centimetres tall, with pink flowers produced from April. It has a stem with 5-9 basal leaves, flowering in spring with a erect inflorescence with few flowers, up to 2 cm long with purple bracteae shorter than the ovary.
Spotted in a little prairie between pine trees at 1000 meters high. La Pedriza, Parque Regional de la Cuenca Alta del Manzanares. Sierra de Guadarrama.
Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/60 sec.; f/22. ISO Speed Rating: 200. Focal Length: 90.0 mm.
Lat: 40.75, Long: -3.90
Spotted on May 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 3, 2013