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Ophrys insectifera

Where to find Ophrys insectifera?

Ophrys insectifera (Ophrys insectifera) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: meadows, bushy slopes, forest edges. It is considered as vulnerable species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession.
Orchid photo Ophrys insectifera (Ophrys insectifera)

Ophrys insectifera

Ophrys insectifera

Ophrys insectifera

Orchid height 15-40 cm

Flowering time May-July

Flower color viollet-brown

Orchid biotop meadows, bushy slopes, forest edges

Altitudinal vegetation zone foothill zone-montane zone

Distribution in Slovakia widely distributed throughout Slovakia

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status vulnerable

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession

This orchid produces hybrids with Ophrys holubyana

Orchid photo Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys insectifera
Orchid photo Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys insectifera
Orchid photo Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys insectifera

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