Heath Spotted-Orchid

Dactylorhiza maculata

Occurs commonly in damp places in all parts of the country, in meadows, pastures and open woods, on stiff soils and on chalk downs.

Flowering from June – occasionally in May – to as late as August.

The Observer’s Book of Wild Flowers, compiled by W. J. Stokoe (1957)

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