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Dactylorhiza ochroleuca

Where to find Dactylorhiza ochroleuca?

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

Dactylorhiza ochroleuca

Dactylorhiza ochroleuca

Orchid height 50-90 cm

Flowering time May-July

Flower color yellow

Orchid biotop fen meadows

Altitudinal vegetation zone planar zone (lowlands)

Distribution in Slovakia Záhorská nížina

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status critically 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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