Southern Marsh Orchid (Dactylorhiza praetermissa)


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Family: Orchidaceae

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Short/ Medium pereenial. Leaves dark green , not hooked at the tip , unspotted . Flowers rose - purple , lip broad, streaked and spotted darker , with a small central tooth , the sides not folding backwards , spur short, stout; bracts and upper stem often purplish . June t July . Damp grassland , Marshes and Fens , Dune slacks.