Lesser Butterfly Orchid – Platanthera bifolia

Lesser Butterfly Orchid - Platanthera bifolia

Lesser Butterfly Orchid (Platanthera bifolia) – found in grasslands, woodlands (especially beech woods in the south of England), heaths, moorland and tussocky marshy ground. Has suffered a serious decline especially in central and southern England as a result of woodland clearance. Flowers June and July.

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