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Fragrant Orchid

A scarce species in Dorset found on a couple of ancient hill fort sites.



Common Name Fragrant Orchid
Scientific Name Gymnadenia conopsea
Species Group Orchid Family Orchidaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Orchid family - Orchidaceae
Status Very rare
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Orchids with oval flower spikes with a vanilla scent
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Orchid Family Orchidaceae