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Heath spotted orchid and morphs

Observed: 1st June 2012 By: Barnes Nick
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Heath spotted orchid
Orchid leaf detail
Heath spotted white morph
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Species interactions

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Species with which Heath Spotted-orchid (Dactylorhiza maculata) interacts

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Yes, they are all maculata.

Yes, they are all maculata. Extremely variable in colour from pure white to pale pink, spotted leaves or plain. In that area and habitat it is the only Dactylorhiza you are likely to find.

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