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

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