48. Common Spotted Orchid

No 48
Common Name: Common Spotted Orchid
Scientific Name: Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Irish Name: Nuacht bhallach
Family: Orchidaceae
Habitat: Found in marshes, fens, calcareous or neutral soils, roadsides and meadows
Uses: The highly perfumed flowers of the Common spotted-orchid are particularly attractive to day-flying moths.


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