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Ophrys apifera

Where to find Ophrys apifera?

Ophrys apifera (Ophrys apifera) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: meadows, pasture, bushy slopes, light deciduous forests, forest steppe. It is considered as critically endangered species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession.
Orchid photo Ophrys apifera (Ophrys apifera)

Ophrys apifera

Ophrys apifera

Ophrys apifera

Orchid height 20-70 cm

Flowering time June-July

Flower color pink, viollet-brown

Orchid biotop meadows, pasture, bushy slopes, light deciduous forests, forest steppe

Altitudinal vegetation zone planar zone (lowlands)-foothill zone

Distribution in Slovakia Malé Karpaty, Považský Inovec, Strážovské vrchy, Chočské vrchy

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status critically endangered

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession

This orchid produces hybrids with -

Orchid photo Ophrys apifera
Ophrys apifera
Orchid photo Ophrys apifera
Ophrys apifera
Orchid photo Ophrys apifera
Ophrys apifera
Orchid photo Ophrys apifera
Ophrys apifera
Orchid photo Ophrys apifera
Ophrys apifera

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