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Early Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza, photographed 11 June 2005 by B Crowley

Dactylorhiza, photographed 11 June 2005 by B Crowley

The leaves of this one are unspotted, flowers white tinged pink with brown/tan spots and in full flower, starting to go over, unlike, at this time, other species of Dactylorhiza in area. Most probably Early Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza Incarnata var. Alba) the white variety.
(11 June 2005)


Group: Orchids
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Species: Dactylorhiza incarnata (L.) Soo
Common Name: Early Marsh Orchid
Author: B Crowley
Location: Thrupp Lake

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