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Frog Orchid

A local orchid occasionally found on chalk downland.



Common Name Frog Orchid
Scientific Name Coeloglossum viride
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 Green
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Tiny plant with cluster of small flowers sometimes with a reddish tinge
Additional Identification Notes
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Orchid Family Orchidaceae