Dactylorhiza fuchsii var albiflora
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Common Spotted-orchid (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) is a commonly occurring species of European orchid. It is widely variable in colour and height, ranging from 15 to 60 cm in height. The flower colour can vary from white to pale purple with purple spots. The lip has three lobes. Some colonies are highly perfumed, attractive to day-flying moths.|
Leaves: narrow lanceolate, keeled, often dark-spotted.
Distribution: ubiquitous from alkaline marshes to chalk downland. The most common orchid in Britain. After the Bee Orchid, the most successful coloniser of waste land.
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Bonjour Alita et Mike,
Jolie variante blanche de D. fuchsii, que je n'ai jamais vue. Belle composition,
nice white form ,TFS Ori
Hi anita and Mike,
The fuchsi is such an elegant orchid, and one of the most variable I think.
good shot, sad this orchid season is almost over
- [2010-07-05 10:37]
Shalom Anita and Mike,
Lovely flower! Beautiful capture. The white-over-green combination is great.
Thank you for showing this beauty and best regards,