Anacamptis pyramidalis

Pyramidal orchid; Orchis pyramidal; Spitzorchis; Hundswurz; Pyramidenorchis

Very widespread, locally common; from Ireland to Turkey and northwards as far as southern part of Scandinavia.

A frequently encountered species of limestone grasslands and sand dunes.

All photographs: dunes, County Antrim, Northern Ireland 2007.
© Paul Hackney

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Whitepark Bay sand dunes, N. Ireland - a habitat of Anacamptis pyramidalis

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