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Common Spotted orchid

Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Description:

Green leaves with abundant purplish oval spots. They form a rosette at ground level before the flower spike appears; narrower leaves sheath the stem. The flowers were pale pink, but had distinctive darker pink spots and stripes on their three-lobed lips. The flowers were densely packed in short, cone-shaped clusters.

Habitat:

dunes;

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acl.jdalziel
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acl.jdalziel

Sefton, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 13, 2014
Submitted on Jun 13, 2014

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