Photos above: Lizard orchid flowers France.        Below - Lizard orchid leaves .

Presence in France. See link below.


Height. 20cm - 100cm


Leaves. Lower leaves eliptic, appear in winter.


Flowers. Pale grey/green, finely marked with purple spots and streaks, sepals and petals forming a hood, the lip very long twisting and spiralling.


Flowering period. May -June


Soil type. Exclusively calcareous


Protection. Liste des espèces végétales protégées en région Rhône-Alpes : Article 4

Lizard orchid

Himantoglossum hircinum

Orchis bouc