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Orchis mascula ssp. ichnusae (12)
Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
This subspecies of Ophrys mascula is endemic to Sardinia. Some consider it a separate species, O. ichnusae. Ichnusa is the Latinized form of the ancient name of Sardinia, Hyknusa (and the name of a popular local beer...).

This one was photographed on a rainy day. The entire plant is shown in the WS.

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Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
The entire plant...
Edited by:Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)

... in its natural habitat.