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Birdsnest Orchid

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A parasitic orchid occasionally found in shady beech woodlands



Common Name Birdsnest Orchid
Scientific Name Neottia nidus-avis
Species Group Orchid Family Orchidaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Orchid family - Orchidaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Brown
Preferred Environment
Look for Dead-looking orchid spikes under beech trees
Additional Identification Notes
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Orchid Family Orchidaceae