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Dactylorhiza majalis

Where to find Dactylorhiza majalis?

Dactylorhiza majalis (Dactylorhiza majalis) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: wet meadows, fen meadows, bogs. It is considered as vulnerable species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession, draining of swampy or seasonally submerged wetlands.

Dactylorhiza majalis

Dactylorhiza majalis

Orchid height 20-60 cm

Flowering time May-July

Flower color pink

Orchid biotop wet meadows, fen meadows, bogs

Altitudinal vegetation zone planar zone (lowlands)-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

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