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Dactylorhiza fuchsii subsp. fuchsii

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 25 July 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: European Terrestrial Orchids

Dactylorhiza fuchsii subsp. fuchsii (NL: Bosorchis / EN: Common Spotted-orchid/ DE: Fuchs' Knabenkraut) is a commonly occurring species of European orchid. It is widely variable in colour and height, ranging from 15 to 60 cm in height. The flower colour can vary from white to pale purple with purple spots.

More images and info on European terrestrial orchids can be found on my Wordpress-Blog on European Orchids

Image: Visé (B) - 02/06/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/200 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Dat is heel mooi! De achtergrond is schitterend!

25 Jul 2011 9:31am

Canon EOS 400D
1/200 second
ISO 200
150 mm