SE2524 : Wild orchids on former colliery site

taken 23 years ago, near to Batley, Kirklees, Great Britain

Wild orchids on former colliery site
Wild orchids on former colliery site
Southern Marsh and Common Spotted orchids (plus hybrids) in their thousands on a former colliery site where poor drainage has provided perfect conditions for their colonization. Tree planting (indicated by the rabbit guards) may threaten their long-term future . . .
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SE2524, 74 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 July, 1994   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 December, 2005
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 255 247 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.0856N 1:36.9045W
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