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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Elder-flowered Orchid Dactylorhiza sambucina

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

June 24, 2014 07:40 AM EDT

Description

There were two species of tall, stalked orchid flowers in the alpine habitat of Galchica National Park. This one whitish/yellow, the other (next photo) purple.
No idea on their IDs.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Elder-flowered Orchid Dactylorhiza sambucina

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

June 24, 2014 07:43 AM EDT

Description

The other alpine orchid species, seen in tundra habitat in Galchica National Park, Macedonia.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

matheo

Date

October 14, 2013

Description

epifita sobre mangle

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mmhalbur

Date

June 6, 2014 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Striped or spotted. Senescent

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ctracey

Date

August 15, 2006 03:41 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ctracey

Date

May 30, 2006 01:28 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kylejones

Date

July 22, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

Description

Any hope of an ID on this?

Photos / Sounds

What

northern tuberculed orchid Platanthera flava var. herbiola

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 15, 2014 04:06 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Coeloglossum viride Dactylorhiza viridis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 15, 2014 04:57 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

large purple fringed orchid Platanthera grandiflora

Observer

ctracey

Date

August 2, 2008 03:22 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

purple fringeless orchid Platanthera peramoena

Observer

ctracey

Date

July 25, 2007 02:15 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

islandstewards

Date

July 13, 2014 02:34 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Orchidaceae is a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants with blooms that are often colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. Along with the Asteraceae, they are one of the two largest families of flowering plants, with between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species, found in 880 genera. Selecting which of the two families is larger is still under debate, as concrete numbers on such enormous families are constantly in flux. Regardless,...

No range data available.