NK0631 : Orchid

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Whinnyfold, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Orchid
Orchid
In spite of the shape of the spike this cannot be a Pyramidal Orchid, because for one thing it lacks the long spur which is characteristic of that species, and for another, Pyramidal Orchid has never been recorded anywhere within 100 kilometres of here. The leaves are not spotted, and it is much paler than the surrounding Northern March Orchids, so I find myself unable to identify it, and must content myself with photographing and admiring.
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NK0631, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 July, 2010
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 0612 3118 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:22.2624N 1:53.9935W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NK 0612 3118
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