Dactylorhiza majalis subsp. alpestris

Broad-leaved marsh orchid; Breitblättriges knabenkraut; Breitblättriges fingerwurz [Alpine and Pyrenean subspecies]

A distinct subspecies of Dactylorhiza majalis occurring in the Alps and Pyrenees

Marshy ground.

Photograph: Nuria, Spanish Pyrenees 1990.
© Paul Hackney

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