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Lady Orchid

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Orchidaceae
Hartslock, Oxfordshire

These appeared at this reserve a few years ago. They are known to grow locally (private site) and could well have spread from there naturally.
29 May 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: Howard Parsons

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