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Early Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza incarnata

Orchis incarnat or Orchis couleur de chair 


Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm to 60cm

Leaves. 4 to 7 very green leaves, lanceolate, well erect along the stem and generally not spotted .

Flowers. Its pink flowers are grouped in dense spike of cylindrical form

Flowering period. May - June

Soil type. Marshes, damp meadows, wet grassland, dune slacks  

Protection. None known




Link for this species including map for France HERE