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Autumn Ladys-tresses

A small orchid found on chalk and limestone grassland.


Common Name Autumn Ladys-tresses
Scientific Name Spiranthes spiralis
Species Group Orchid Family Orchidaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Orchid family - Orchidaceae
Status Rare
Flower Colour Group White
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for The spiral of small white flowers round a central stem
Additional Identification Notes
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Orchid Family Orchidaceae