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Bee Orchid


One of the more common summer orchids in Dorset.


 

Common Name Bee Orchid
Scientific Name Ophrys apifera
Species Group Orchid Family Orchidaceae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Orchid family - Orchidaceae
Status Local
Flower Colour Group Purple
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for An orchid with flowers that look like bumble-bees
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Orchid Family Orchidaceae