Heath Spotted-orchid

Heath Spotted-orchid

Observation - Heath Spotted-orchid - UK and Ireland. Description: On damp boggy,acid soil in hay field next to stream,occasionally flooded.Flowers very pale to nearly white in large quantities,but with darker streaks and spots,lower lip broad and three lobed with central lobe smaller than the outer 2 in open spikes,leav

On damp boggy,acid soil in hay field next to stream,occasionally flooded.Flowers very pale to nearly white in large quantities,but with darker streaks and spots,lower lip broad and three lobed with central lobe smaller than the outer 2 in open spikes,leaves lanceolate,dark spotted those at the base broadest with narrower leaves sheathing the stem.