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Southern Marsh Orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa

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Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 8 Jun 2022, 7:47 p.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:24 p.m.
Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 5 Oct 2023, 12:14 a.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:19 p.m.
Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 5 Oct 2023, 12:14 a.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:20 p.m.
Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 8 Jun 2022, 7:47 p.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:21 p.m.
Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 8 Jun 2022, 7:47 p.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:23 p.m.
Southern Marsh-orchid Southern Marsh-orchid - Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa dylan Blaise Castle 8 Jun 2022, 7:47 p.m. 8 Jun 2022, 5:24 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread in Southern Britain. Habitat includes: Damp alkaline places e.g. River banks, damp meadows, sand dune slacks, sometimes old industrial sites. Other names include: Leopard marsh orchid. Perennial.

Subspecies

name latinname species sightings media image
Southern Marsh-orchid Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. schoenophila 1 1 2 image for Southern Marsh-orchid
Southern Marsh-orchid Dactylorhiza praetermissa subsp. praetermissa 1 6 29 image for Southern Marsh-orchid