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Fragrant Orchid

Gymnadenia conopsea

  Orchis moucheron

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm - 60cm

Leaves. Long, narrow and lanceolate and vary from 3 to 7. The leaf color is gray-green. Size of leaf: width 1 to 2 cm, length 10 – 25 cm.

Flowers. Dense cylindrical spikes with up to 50 flowers per spike. Distinctive three lobed lip and long spurs. Usually shades of pink but occasionally white.

Flowering period. May - July

Soil type. Usually calcareous soils. Full sun or partial shade.

Protection. Liste des espèces végétales protégées en Corse : Article 1

 

 

 

French link for this species including maps HERE

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