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Ophrys sphegodes

Where to find Ophrys sphegodes?

Ophrys sphegodes (Ophrys sphegodes) occurs in Slovakia in the following habitats: meadows, bushy slopes. It is considered as critically endangered species. The main treats are habitat destruction, secondary succession.

Ophrys sphegodes

Ophrys sphegodes

Orchid height 10-20 cm

Flowering time April-May

Flower color viollet-brown

Orchid biotop meadows, bushy slopes

Altitudinal vegetation zone planar zone (lowlands)-foothill zone

Distribution in Slovakia Devínska Kobyla, Podunajská nížina

Distribution Slovakia

Conservation status critically endangered

Threats habitat destruction, secondary succession

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