Common twayblade

Listera ovata

Grand listère

Presence in France. See link below.

Height. 20cm - 60cm

Leaves. 2 oval, low down on stem, dull green and ribbed.

Flowers. Numerous and small in a slender spike like raceme, yellowish-green, sepals and petals not spreading widely but forming a loose hood. Hanging lip notched at the end.

Flowering period. April - June

Soil type. Damp or dry, calcareous or acid. Full sun or partial shade.

Protection. None known.