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Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Where to find Dactylorhiza fuchsii?

Dactylorhiza fuchsii (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: light deciduous forests, forest edges, meadows. It is considered as vulnerable species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession, draining of swampy or seasonally submerged wetlands.

Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Orchid height 30-50 cm

Flowering time June-August

Flower color pink

Orchid biotop light deciduous forests, forest edges, meadows

Altitudinal vegetation zone foothill zone-subalpine zone

Distribution in Slovakia widely distributed throughout Slovakia

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status vulnerable

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession, draining of swampy or seasonally submerged wetlands

This orchid produces hybrids with Dactylorhiza, (Pseudorchis albida)

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