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Dactylorhiza lapponica

Where to find Dactylorhiza lapponica?

Dactylorhiza lapponica (Dactylorhiza lapponica) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: wet meadows. It is considered as endangered species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession, draining of swampy or seasonally submerged wetlands, peat extraction (mining).

Dactylorhiza lapponica

Dactylorhiza lapponica

Orchid height 10-25 cm

Flowering time May-June

Flower color red-viollet

Orchid biotop wet meadows

Altitudinal vegetation zone planar zone (lowlands)-altimontane zone

Distribution in Slovakia widely distributed throughout Slovakia

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status endangered

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession, draining of swampy or seasonally submerged wetlands, peat extraction (mining)

This orchid produces hybrids with Dactylorhiza

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