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Northern Marsh Orchid

By skewey  
Captured this Orchid earlier today with the sun shining so harsh decided to take the opportunity to try some Wildflower shots.I hope I have identified it corectly.Thanks for all comments on previous uploads.

Tags: General Flowers and plants Wildlife and nature

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24 May 2012 7:53PM
Beautiful, excellent detail, colour and light.


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TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 8:19PM
Lovely shot, Paul, but it is not the Common Spotted - I think it could be the Northern Marsh orchid (Dactylorhiza Purpurella). The Common Spotted i-has a much longer flower spike and a lighter shade of pink.
24 May 2012 9:18PM
Very nice Paul. One of the nicest orchids i have seen Smile


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