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Southern Marsh Orchid

Dactylorhiza praetermissa

      Orchis négligé or Orchis oublié


Presence in France. See link below -but only in the north half of the country

Height. 30cm to 50cm

Leaves.  lanceolate, well erect along the stem and generally not spotted .

Flowers.  Pale pink to purplish red are arranged on a fairly dense spike

Flowering period. June to August.

Soil type. Marshes, damp meadows, wet grassland, dune slacks but equally in drier habitats.

Protection. None known




Link for this species including map for France HERE