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Greater Butterfly Orchid

Platanthera chlorantha

  Orchis verdâtre

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm - 60cm

Leaves. Oval to lanceolate, slightly ribbed.

Flowers. Whitish tinged with green, especially the lip. Linear pendent, anther cells separated converging above.

Flowering period. May - August

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

Protection. Liste des espèces végétales protégées en région Franche-Comté : Article 1

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French link for this species including maps HERE