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Orchid

Observed: 8th June 2013 By: Mountain Research
IMG_3005
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lavateraguy's picture

According to the latest interpretation of the taxonomy ...

... of Dactylorhiza Dactylorhiza praetermissa is absent from Ireland.

tommoses's picture

Oh! Perhaps not then... Looks

Oh! Perhaps not then... Looks like one. What would you suggest lavateraguy? Maybe it's now an invasive.....

Discovery Ranger Tom
PCNPA

lavateraguy's picture

My first thought would be Irish Marsh Orchid ...

... (Dactylorhiza kerryensis) but I'm don't know the genus well enough to conclude that it is without some studying of the books and the plants.

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Southern Marsh-orchid

Thanks for your help and advice, I thought it might be a Southern Marsh-orchid,but wasn't sure. They leaves were spotted.