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Pyramidal Orchid, Anacamptis pyramidalis Family: Orchidaceae
Anacamptis pyramidalis     *     Pyramidal Orchid

Flowering time: June - August. Perennial

Habitat: Calcareous grasslands, dunes and banks.

The flowerheads are usually +/- pyramidal in shape with unscented rose-pink or pale-pink flowers. The labellum is deeply 3-lobed with two raised ridges at the base of the lip. Unspotted, pointed leaves, decreasing in size up stems. Height 25-40cm


Pyramidal Orchid, Anacamptis pyramidalis

Pyramidal Orchid, Anacamptis pyramidalis
The Purbecks, Dorset. June 2006

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