Frog Orchid (Coeloglossum viride)


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Family Orchidaceae

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Flower c 3-5 mm wide.

Sepals and petals form a streaky greenish or brownish hood, apart from the lowest petal which forms a greenish or brownish hanging strap about 4-8 mm long, three-lobed at the tip.

Other features: Flowers have very short spur, c 2 mm. Lower leaves broad, upper narrower, all leaves unspotted.Uncommon in alkaline grassland or on rock ledges