Broad Leaved Helleborine ( Epipactis Helleborine )

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A tall uncommon Orchid usually found under the shade of deciduous trees or beneath hedges . Slightly nodding green or purple flowers .Flower diameter c 12-20 mm Lowest petal of flower c 9-11 mm long. are born toward the same side of the stem. Height c 20 - 60 cm.

Similar species Narrow Leaved Helleborine Marsh Helleborine

Flowering July to October


Woods and Hedges in shade

Data table

Image 1419 (C) Colin Duke 2007 Flowers internal

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Image 1411 (C) Colin Duke 2007

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Image 1374 (C) Colin Duke 2007 In situ

Image 1352 (C) Colin Duke 2007 Broad Leave

Image 1376 (C) Colin Duke 2007

Image 1354 (C) Colin Duke 2007 Basal Leaves