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Orchid

Observed: 11th August 2012 By: sgwarnogsgwarnog’s reputation in Plantssgwarnog’s reputation in Plantssgwarnog’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Solitary orchid, rather later than the others on the moor.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Spotted-orchid (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) interacts

Comments

sgwarnog's picture

I'm a bit confused by the

I'm a bit confused by the additional identification, as it is identical to the id that I suggested.

Peter H

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Common Spotted

Its a fairly typical Common Spotted Orchid. Loop markings on the lip with dots/dashes inside. Triangular tooth to the lip.

Heath Spotted are similar but don't have a continuous loop marking and the lip has a more delicate frilly appearance and the flowers are usually pale.